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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 33 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.42% 0.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £263 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-65.41% +1.69%
Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 17.57% 22.91% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £580 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.21 £51.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.17% +230.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

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
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
York - 1 £263 -
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP