The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 116 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.40% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 3.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Average daily rate
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£361 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.84% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
323 284 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.69% 11.39% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 134 116
Average daily rate £375 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.30 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
2 5 (55.56%) MCITP
2 5 (55.56%) PDA
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) Veritas
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Netcool
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) AIX
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) MCSA
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) TestDirector

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (55.56%) TestDirector
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) PDA
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) MCSA
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MCTS
1 5 (55.56%) MCITP
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (55.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Veritas
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP