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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.08% 1.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.18 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +151.85%
ISTQB
Surrey

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
19 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.39% 23.00% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
Median daily rate £200 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £313 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Guildford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (80.00%) Oozie
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (60.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
1 4 (80.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Angular 2
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oozie