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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP WinRunner
Rank 579 564 515
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -49
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 4 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £269 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -33.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £269 £353
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -23.75%
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
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -16 3 £225 -15.09%
London +2 1 - -
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WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) TestDirector
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Netcool
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) TestDirector
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) WebLOAD
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) QARun
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) PDA
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (27.27%) Netcool
4 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Murex
3 1 (9.09%) HP