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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.44% - 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £10.38
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +44.57%
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
37 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 16.37% 13.67% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 28
Average daily rate £400 £394 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA