The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 36 34
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 0.38% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.13% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Qualifications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.24% 18.01% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 31
Average daily rate £550 £530 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £360 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP