The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.76% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -65.41%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Qualifications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.48% 17.65% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 27
Average daily rate £520 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

ISTQB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center