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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP WinRunner
UK
Rank 601 600 604
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 1 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.013% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 12
Median daily rate £400 £305 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -14.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £303 £354
% change year-on-year
+32.23% -14.55%
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
7645 7570 7077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 14.56% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4997 4681
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 203 135
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £28.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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
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 3 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 25 February 2017. 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 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
England +32 1 £400 +6.66%
East of England - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 £400 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) RAD
1 3 (75.00%) RUP
1 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) V-Model
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 2 (50.00%) HP