The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP WinRunner
Rank 623 625 590
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 25 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.004% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.028% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 18
Median daily rate £285 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £355 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £355 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £355 £304
% change year-on-year
-22.53% +16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8189 7069 6718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.03% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5623 4599 4361
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 150
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WinRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinRunner
Daily Rate Trend

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

WinRunner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WinRunner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinRunner within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

WinRunner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WinRunner
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WinRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WinRunner
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland -1 15 £266 -25.14%
Renfrewshire -28 14 £265 -25.35%
Erskine -28 13 £265 -25.35%
England - 10 £313 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
London - 3 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £288 -
Banbury - 2 £288 -
South East - 2 £288 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
East of England - 1 £275 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WinRunner.

1 51 (98.08%) HP UFT
2 39 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 38 (73.08%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 36 (69.23%) TestDirector
5 35 (67.31%) VMware
5 35 (67.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (67.31%) Windows
5 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
5 35 (67.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (65.38%) Test Scripting
6 34 (65.38%) SQL
7 33 (63.46%) MCSE
7 33 (63.46%) MCSA
7 33 (63.46%) Windows XP
7 33 (63.46%) Veritas
7 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
7 33 (63.46%) Citrix
7 33 (63.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (63.46%) Change Management
7 33 (63.46%) Hyper-V
7 33 (63.46%) MCTS
7 33 (63.46%) Windows 7
8 32 (61.54%) ISTQB
9 31 (59.62%) MCITP
9 31 (59.62%) McAfee ePO
9 31 (59.62%) VMware ESX
9 31 (59.62%) Clustering
9 31 (59.62%) Netcool
9 31 (59.62%) Intel Security

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
1 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.85%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (98.08%) HP UFT
2 36 (69.23%) TestDirector
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 3 (5.77%) JUnit
4 3 (5.77%) QARun
4 3 (5.77%) Rational Robot
4 3 (5.77%) RIATest
4 3 (5.77%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (11.54%) Banking
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Analyst
1 36 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Clustering
2 27 (51.92%) PDA
3 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Windows
1 35 (67.31%) Windows Server 2003
1 35 (67.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 33 (63.46%) Windows 7
2 33 (63.46%) Windows XP
3 31 (59.62%) AIX
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 34 (65.38%) Test Scripting
4 33 (63.46%) Change Management
5 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Load Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) System Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.77%) Data Management
11 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.77%) TDD
11 3 (5.77%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (63.46%) MCSA
1 33 (63.46%) MCSE
1 33 (63.46%) MCTS
1 33 (63.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 31 (59.62%) MCITP
4 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 33 (63.46%) Hyper-V
3 31 (59.62%) VMware ESX
4 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (73.08%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (59.62%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (59.62%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) VMware
2 33 (63.46%) Citrix
2 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (63.46%) Veritas
3 31 (59.62%) Intel Security
4 10 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) Green Hat
7 2 (3.85%) SAP