The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Crawley region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 19 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.59% 0.55% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-65.41% +1.69%
Qualifications Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 34.92% 9.84% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 10
Average daily rate £475 £338 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISTQB
West Sussex

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PMP
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PMP
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA