The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 25 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.61% - 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISTQB
West Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 12.73% 13.74% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 13
Average daily rate £408 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £418 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £468 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

ISTQB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) CCTV
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) ERP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy