The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bournemouth region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 19 24
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 1.05% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.33% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-65.41% +1.69%
Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.17% 12.63% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 18
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £115 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
ISTQB
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ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth