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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP WinRunner
Rank 549 515 491
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -24
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -40.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £359 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £260 £435
% change year-on-year
+36.16% -40.22%
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
6220 5281 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 11.87% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3431 3142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 123 201
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinRunner across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

WinRunner Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 4 £375 +19.04%
South East -27 1 - - 2
East of England - - - -
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WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Murex
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
4 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) JMeter
4 3 (27.27%) WebLOAD
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Netcool

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) WebLOAD
2 3 (27.27%) JMeter
2 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
2 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
3 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Murex
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft