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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.75% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £344 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +122.22%
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
11 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.83% 22.56% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Median daily rate £425 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £275 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+249.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Swing
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification