The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 18 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 Docklands, London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.62% 0.70% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £525 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +3.27%
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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 26.71% 16.78% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 32
Average daily rate £500 £400 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £620 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISTQB
London

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM