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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 20 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.71% 0.43% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 3.33% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£544 £425 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £425 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% -25.37%
Qualifications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 24.79% 12.99% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 23
Average daily rate £550 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £618 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

ISTQB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Equities

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP