The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 23 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.56% 1.64% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 6.45% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £170.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-74.70% +1033.33%

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 31 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.00% 25.41% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 37
Median daily rate £365 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £313 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.43 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% -61.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

ISTQB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (100.00%) Oozie
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) Angular 2

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Oozie