The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 South East 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 231 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.024% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.21% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£273 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.01% +7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
998 936 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.16% 11.15% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 492 421
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 10 July 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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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
Berkshire +8 6 £273 -27.33%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
WinRunner
England

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (81.25%) TestDirector
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 12 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
7 8 (50.00%) Veritas
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (50.00%) Netcool
7 8 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (50.00%) McAfee
7 8 (50.00%) Citrix
7 8 (50.00%) AIX
7 8 (50.00%) Clustering
7 8 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Scrum
10 4 (25.00%) Selenium
10 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (25.00%) UNIX
10 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
11 3 (18.75%) C#
11 3 (18.75%) MySQL

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (81.25%) TestDirector
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Automation Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) V-Model
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (50.00%) Netcool
2 8 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
1 8 (50.00%) Veritas
1 8 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Comverse