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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.36% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +158.58%
ISTQB
London

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
98 81 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 35.64% 45.00% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 15
Median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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

ISTQB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Access Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB