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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 38 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.39% 0.74% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.01%
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 Derbyshire region.

Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 123 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 31.25% 45.56% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 26
Median daily rate £320 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.13 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.08% -33.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA