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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP WinRunner
UK
Rank 587 593 573
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 4 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.049% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.054% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 13
Median daily rate £418 £325 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £298 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £306 £354
% change year-on-year
+36.32% -13.49%
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
7391 7616 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 14.97% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4938 5088 4710
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 200 125
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 6 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 19 January 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
Cardiff - 3 £423 -
South Wales - 3 £423 -
Wales - 3 £423 -
England +35 1 £400 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £400 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 8 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Groovy
5 3 (37.50%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (37.50%) V-Model
5 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Siebel
5 3 (37.50%) RAD
5 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) JMeter
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) The Grinder
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) RAD
2 3 (37.50%) RUP
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) V-Model
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Groovy
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Siebel
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Telerik