The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 169 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.17% 51.52% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 88 237
Average daily rate £350 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.17% -5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - - - -
ISTQB
South West