The first table below looks at the demand for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 17 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 Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 69 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
-24.56% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
124 102 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.60% 13.35% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 36 22
Average daily rate £313 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
WinRunner
Berkshire

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 12 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 12 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) AIX
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Veritas
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) Netcool
4 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (66.67%) McAfee
4 8 (66.67%) Clustering
5 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (25.00%) V-Model
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 12 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) V-Model
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (66.67%) Netcool
2 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas
1 8 (66.67%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft