The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.36% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +23.83%
ISTQB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.00% 14.34% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 19
Median daily rate £338 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £115 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.20 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% +62.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 - -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle