The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP WinRunner
Rank 403 412 400
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.014% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.094% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £425 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +19.04%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
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 London

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

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in London

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in London

WinRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinRunner across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

WinRunner Daily Rate Histogram in London

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in London

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) The Grinder
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) QA

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) The Grinder
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Report Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Management
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle