The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 38 25 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.36% 0.68% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 2.33% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISTQB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 41.97% 29.05% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 16 57
Average daily rate £398 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 1 - -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) EDI Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP