The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP WinRunner
Rank 244 259 236
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.042% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.33% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £300 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.46%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
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 the South East

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

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WinRunner
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
WinRunner
England

WinRunner
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) QARun
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) QARun
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP