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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 417 410 382
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.016% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £313 £435
% change year-on-year
+13.29% -28.16%
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
3513 3064 2827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.54% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2724 2248 1988
Average daily rate £425 £413 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 19
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.65 £18.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £81.12 £50.00
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 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 27 November 2014.

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
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 27 November 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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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
City of London +19 1 £475 - 1
WinRunner
England

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Murex
5 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Equities
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) UML
7 2 (18.18%) Rational Rose
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) QARun
7 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (18.18%) Rational Rose
4 2 (18.18%) QARun
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
5 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
1 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Murex
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Syncfusion
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft