The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 28 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.61% 0.87% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 4.35% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £345 £215 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.46% -18.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +129.62%
ISTQB
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 14.55% 20.09% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 31
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £483 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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