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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP WinRunner
Rank 649 639 633
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 8 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.089% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Median daily rate £350 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £399 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £361
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.95%
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
8958 8142 7291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 14.23% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5367 4846
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 192 116
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 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 27 September 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
England +28 4 £325 -19.75% 1
Wales - 4 £350 -
Cardiff - 4 £350 -
South Wales - 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
South West +7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 - 1
Swindon - 1 - -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 31 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Selenium
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) HP
4 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
5 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) TestDirector
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) ISEB
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
7 9 (29.03%) MCTS
7 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
7 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
7 9 (29.03%) Veritas
7 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (29.03%) MCSE
7 9 (29.03%) MCSA
7 9 (29.03%) Change Management
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP CO
1 3 (9.68%) SAP CRM
1 3 (9.68%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (9.68%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 15 (48.39%) Selenium
3 11 (35.48%) TestDirector
4 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.68%) JUnit
5 3 (9.68%) Rational Robot
5 3 (9.68%) RIATest
5 3 (9.68%) SilkTest
6 2 (6.45%) QARun
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
1 24 (77.42%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Tester
6 1 (3.23%) SAP BW Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
1 8 (25.81%) PDA
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) AS400
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
1 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.81%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
4 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 9 (29.03%) Change Management
6 8 (25.81%) Project Management
6 8 (25.81%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
7 7 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.13%) System Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Workflow
11 3 (9.68%) CRM
11 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.68%) Migration
11 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
1 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
2 9 (29.03%) MCSA
2 9 (29.03%) MCSE
2 9 (29.03%) MCTS
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.81%) MCITP
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (25.81%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (25.81%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) HP
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
3 9 (29.03%) Veritas
4 8 (25.81%) Intel Security
5 3 (9.68%) Green Hat
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Telerik