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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP WinRunner
UK
Rank 595 617 604
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Contract jobs citing WinRunner 1 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.013% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Median daily rate £400 £293 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -16.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £285 £338
% change year-on-year +40.35% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7863 7718 6924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 14.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5129 4432
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

WinRunner
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WinRunner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinRunner.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinRunner in the UK

WinRunner
Top 3 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 24 March 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
England +32 1 £400 +33.33%
East of England -3 1 £400 +45.45%
Suffolk - 1 £400 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) RAD
1 3 (75.00%) RUP
1 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) V-Model
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 2 (50.00%) HP