The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 - 29 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £289 -
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
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.08% 9.09% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £328 £297 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.43% -34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £263 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £471 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
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 Halifax

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Halifax