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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.80% 0.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £170.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-74.70% +968.00%

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
19 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.20% 11.20% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £105 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £718
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) BlazeDS
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian