Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 878 879 847
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 -18
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.019% 0.011% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
UK median daily rate £325 - £413
10th Percentile £233 - £348
90th Percentile £393 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £413
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 21,096 18,738 15,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.27% 18.45% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,419 13,126 10,618
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 239 272
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.02
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +2.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinRunner over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 5 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 20 February 2019. 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 +1 4 £325 - 2
England +22 2 £225 - 3
East Midlands +7 2 £225 -
Midlands -3 2 £225 -
Scotland - 2 £356 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (50.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PDA
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas
1 2 (50.00%) VMware