The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 407 384 411
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.023% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate £300 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £535 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £353 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.75% -17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
WinRunner
England

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
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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Croydon - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
WinRunner
England

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) QARun
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
5 2 (18.18%) Borland
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Rational Rose
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
5 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
2 1 (9.09%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) QARun
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) Rational Rose
3 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
3 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
3 2 (18.18%) StarTeam
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) TestNG
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
4 1 (9.09%) RIATest
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (9.09%) Xcode
4 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PDA
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Kindle
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Volume Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Borland
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 2 (18.18%) Demandware
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO