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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 50 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.28% - 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £353 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +122.22%
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
80 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.06% 15.22% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 22
Median daily rate £370 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £129 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £499 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £20.38 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Automotive
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) HR Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) HR Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP HR Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) e-Learning
1 2 (18.18%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day, Initial contract until December 16'
Posted: 19 days ago