The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Guildford 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.15% 26.99% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 10
Average daily rate £425 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £470 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £34.38 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM