The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Derbyshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-65.41% +1.69%
Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 23 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.76% 18.11% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 32
Average daily rate £320 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £115 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £321 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Average hourly rate £16.08 £22.25 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.73% -49.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.72 £27.00 £63.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
ISTQB
East Midlands

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Derby - - - - 1
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (75.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP