The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +122.22%
ISTQB
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 30.00% 25.93% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 24
Median daily rate £353 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £515 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB across the Bedford region.

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Bedford