The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP WinRunner
Rank - 532 515
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 0 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.044% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 7
Average daily rate
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- £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £304 £351
% change year-on-year
+16.87% -13.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in England

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinRunner across the England region.

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in England

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner across the England region.

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in England

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WinRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinRunner.

1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) Netcool
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) PDA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WinRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (50.00%) TestDirector
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) WebLOAD
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) QARun
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) PDA
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) Netcool
3 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware