The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 - £9.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Qualifications Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 21.43% 26.67% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £463 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%