The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.68% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
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%
ISTQB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.47% 12.40% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £443 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.83 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.40% +5.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

ISTQB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) ISEB
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Test Scripting
2 20 (95.24%) V-Model
2 20 (95.24%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (95.24%) Waterfall
3 16 (76.19%) Integration Testing
3 16 (76.19%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (76.19%) XML Messaging
3 16 (76.19%) XML
4 9 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 9 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (19.05%) Talend
8 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (76.19%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
1 16 (76.19%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) UAT Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Migration Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) UAT Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) XML
1 16 (76.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Test Scripting
2 20 (95.24%) V-Model
2 20 (95.24%) Waterfall
3 16 (76.19%) Integration Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 9 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 20 (95.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Talend
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle