The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 116 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 16 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 1.93% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Median daily rate £318 £298 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £296 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £300 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+52.67% +69.81%
ISTQB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
438 518 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.49% 18.65% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 253 247
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 39
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB across the East of England region.

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ISTQB
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the East of England region.

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 8 £250 -
Hertfordshire +5 4 £450 +51.26%
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £355 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 £500 - 2
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 26 (76.47%) ISEB
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (35.29%) SDLC
6 11 (32.35%) Defect Management
6 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) Selenium
7 10 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.59%) C#
9 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
9 7 (20.59%) BDD
10 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
10 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
10 6 (17.65%) HTML
10 6 (17.65%) Java
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle
10 6 (17.65%) Windows
11 5 (14.71%) Unix
11 5 (14.71%) QA
11 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
11 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
4 3 (8.82%) FogBugz
4 3 (8.82%) TestDirector
5 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.94%) MSTest
6 1 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Protractor
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
1 22 (64.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Manual Test Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Test Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Test Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) Silverlight
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) COM
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (35.29%) SDLC
4 11 (32.35%) Defect Management
4 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
5 10 (29.41%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
7 7 (20.59%) BDD
7 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Testing
10 4 (11.76%) ATDD
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.82%) ETL
11 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Infor
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
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