Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 - 858
Rank change year-on-year - +858 +6
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 41 0 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% - 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 0 29
UK median daily rate £280 - £295
10th Percentile £226 - £257
90th Percentile £300 - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £288
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 20,742 16,733 16,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.05% 17.57% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,255 11,394 11,379
UK median daily rate £468 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 335 295
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.45 £28.75 £26.60
90th Percentile £60.19 £57.50 £52.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 19 July 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 - 39 £280 -
Scotland - 38 £280 -
England - 3 £300 -
London - 2 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 40 (97.56%) VMware ESXi
2 40 (97.56%) Hyper-V
2 40 (97.56%) SQL
2 40 (97.56%) AIX
2 40 (97.56%) Citrix
2 40 (97.56%) HP UFT
2 40 (97.56%) Veritas
2 40 (97.56%) McAfee
2 40 (97.56%) VMware
2 40 (97.56%) Clustering
3 39 (95.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (95.12%) Microsoft
3 39 (95.12%) Active Directory
3 39 (95.12%) Windows
3 39 (95.12%) McAfee ePO
3 39 (95.12%) Windows 7
3 39 (95.12%) Change Management
3 39 (95.12%) Software Testing
3 39 (95.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (92.68%) Test Scripting
4 38 (92.68%) ISTQB
5 37 (90.24%) PDA
6 35 (85.37%) SC Cleared
6 35 (85.37%) Security Cleared
7 34 (82.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (78.05%) Ivanti
8 32 (78.05%) Office 365
8 32 (78.05%) HP
8 32 (78.05%) 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 32 (78.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) DHCP
1 31 (75.61%) DNS
Development Applications
1 40 (97.56%) HP UFT
2 9 (21.95%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.44%) Appium
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
1 22 (53.66%) Test Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Tester
8 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) C# Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 40 (97.56%) Clustering
2 37 (90.24%) PDA
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) AIX
2 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 39 (95.12%) Windows 7
2 39 (95.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 39 (95.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (95.12%) Change Management
2 39 (95.12%) Software Testing
3 38 (92.68%) Test Scripting
4 29 (70.73%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.32%) Records Management
6 1 (2.44%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) ISTQB
2 35 (85.37%) SC Cleared
2 35 (85.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) MCITP
3 8 (19.51%) MCSA
3 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 8 (19.51%) MCTS
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 40 (97.56%) Hyper-V
1 40 (97.56%) VMware ESXi
2 39 (95.12%) Active Directory
3 34 (82.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (78.05%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (95.12%) McAfee ePO
2 32 (78.05%) HP ALM
3 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (17.07%) Netcool
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Citrix
1 40 (97.56%) McAfee
1 40 (97.56%) Veritas
1 40 (97.56%) VMware
2 39 (95.12%) Microsoft
3 32 (78.05%) HP
3 32 (78.05%) Ivanti