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 21 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 28 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.47% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -65.41%
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
70 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.86% 24.77% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 19
Average daily rate £338 £335 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £119 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £165.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.21% +374.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £42750 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago