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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP WinRunner
Rank 589 585 561
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.100% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Average daily rate £400 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £557 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £354 £260
% change year-on-year
-13.85% +36.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WinRunner
UK

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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +9 5 £425 +13.33%
South East +15 2 £300 +33.33%
WinRunner
UK

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Data Management
4 5 (45.45%) Test Management
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
5 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) V-Model
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) HP

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
3 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) QARun
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) The Grinder
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Report Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
3 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) V-Model
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) VMware