The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.85% 36.73% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 26
Average daily rate £430 £331 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.81% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £126 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £490 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Croydon