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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP WinRunner
Rank - 237 234
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.088% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.75% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £286 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1217 1066 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.00% 11.72% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 592 495
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 53
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Netcool
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) PDA
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) Netcool
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) VMware