Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WinRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinRunner over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP WinRunner
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 860 878
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 +11
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 39 2 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.002% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.011% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 22
UK median daily rate £280 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -4.00% -3.47%
10th Percentile £221 £300 £253
90th Percentile £306 £300 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £303
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WinRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21,187 17,894 17,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 18.13% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,543 12,284 11,675
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £613 £598 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 297 264
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.58 £28.75 £26.12
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.40 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +7.42%

WinRunner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WinRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WinRunner in the UK

WinRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinRunner in the UK

WinRunner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinRunner 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 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London - 38 £280 -
Scotland - 37 £280 -
England -12 2 £300 -
London -25 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for WinRunner.

1 39 (100.00%) AIX
1 39 (100.00%) SQL
1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
1 39 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 39 (100.00%) Veritas
1 39 (100.00%) McAfee
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
1 39 (100.00%) Clustering
1 39 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 39 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 39 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 39 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 39 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 38 (97.44%) Windows 7
2 38 (97.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (97.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (97.44%) McAfee ePO
2 38 (97.44%) Software Testing
2 38 (97.44%) Change Management
2 38 (97.44%) PDA
2 38 (97.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 38 (97.44%) Microsoft
2 38 (97.44%) Active Directory
2 38 (97.44%) Windows
3 37 (94.87%) HP
3 37 (94.87%) SC Cleared
3 37 (94.87%) Security Cleared
3 37 (94.87%) Ivanti
3 37 (94.87%) Office 365
3 37 (94.87%) Virtual Desktop

WinRunner
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 37 (94.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) DHCP
1 36 (92.31%) DNS
Development Applications
1 39 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Test Leader
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (10.26%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Clustering
2 38 (97.44%) PDA
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) AIX
2 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 38 (97.44%) Windows 7
2 38 (97.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 38 (97.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 39 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 38 (97.44%) Change Management
2 38 (97.44%) Software Testing
3 31 (79.49%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Records Management
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 37 (94.87%) SC Cleared
2 37 (94.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) MCTS
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 39 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 39 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 38 (97.44%) Active Directory
2 38 (97.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (94.87%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (97.44%) McAfee ePO
2 37 (94.87%) HP ALM
3 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
1 39 (100.00%) McAfee
1 39 (100.00%) Veritas
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (97.44%) Microsoft
3 37 (94.87%) HP
3 37 (94.87%) Ivanti