The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.37% 1.75% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 13.64% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£350 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.93% 12.87% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £251 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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