The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.56% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £243 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% -25.37%
Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.83% 12.77% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 21
Average daily rate £388 £251 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.69% -30.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center