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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP WinRunner
Rank 627 642 607
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 17 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.004% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.026% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
Median daily rate £319 £328 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% -9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £306 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -2.96%
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
8607 7573 6766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.30% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5887 4994 4351
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 124 148
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 23 July 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 18 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 23 July 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 -17 8 £313 +4.16% 2
South Wales - 6 £350 -
Cardiff - 6 £350 -
Wales - 6 £350 -
Scotland +8 3 £299 -15.84%
Renfrewshire -20 3 £299 -15.84%
Erskine -24 3 £299 -15.84%
West Yorkshire - 3 £313 -
Yorkshire - 3 £313 -
Banbury - 2 £288 -
South East - 2 £288 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £288 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £500 - 1
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 34 (72.34%) Software Testing
3 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 27 (57.45%) TestDirector
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (57.45%) Windows
3 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (57.45%) Test Automation
3 27 (57.45%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (55.32%) Test Scripting
4 26 (55.32%) SQL
5 25 (53.19%) MCSE
5 25 (53.19%) MCSA
5 25 (53.19%) Citrix
5 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (53.19%) Windows XP
5 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
5 25 (53.19%) Veritas
5 25 (53.19%) Change Management
5 25 (53.19%) MCTS
5 25 (53.19%) Hyper-V
5 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
6 24 (51.06%) ISTQB
7 23 (48.94%) MCITP
7 23 (48.94%) VMware ESX
7 23 (48.94%) Clustering
7 23 (48.94%) Netcool
7 23 (48.94%) Intel Security
7 23 (48.94%) AIX

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 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP CO
1 4 (8.51%) SAP CRM
1 4 (8.51%) SAP FI
1 4 (8.51%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (8.51%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 47 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 27 (57.45%) TestDirector
3 15 (31.91%) Selenium
4 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Rational Robot
5 3 (6.38%) RIATest
5 3 (6.38%) SilkTest
6 2 (4.26%) QARun
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Analyst
1 37 (78.72%) Test Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) SAP Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SAP FI Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Web Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Clustering
2 21 (44.68%) PDA
3 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) AS400
5 2 (4.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) EPoS
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
1 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
2 25 (53.19%) Windows XP
3 23 (48.94%) AIX
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Software Testing
2 27 (57.45%) Test Automation
3 26 (55.32%) Test Scripting
4 25 (53.19%) Change Management
5 21 (44.68%) Smoke Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) System Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Workflow
10 3 (6.38%) Analytics
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) MCSA
1 25 (53.19%) MCSE
1 25 (53.19%) MCTS
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (51.06%) ISTQB
3 23 (48.94%) MCITP
4 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
6 9 (19.15%) ISEB
7 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 25 (53.19%) Hyper-V
3 23 (48.94%) VMware ESX
4 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (48.94%) McAfee ePO
2 23 (48.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) VMware
2 25 (53.19%) Citrix
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (53.19%) Veritas
3 23 (48.94%) Intel Security
4 13 (27.66%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) SAP
6 3 (6.38%) Green Hat
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
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