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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 30 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.54% - 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -58.75%
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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
28 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.14% 20.51% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 19
Average daily rate £425 £500 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £563 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center