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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London / Croydon
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - - 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +133.54%

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
120 107 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 53.57% 47.98% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 83 27
Median daily rate £470 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £306 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £610 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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