The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dudley - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £326 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +125.92%
ISTQB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dudley region.

Qualifications Category
Dudley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dudley 25.00% 12.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £95 £85 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%