The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire 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 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.56% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 18 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.56% 6.72% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 30
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 2 £305 - 2
Kettering - - - -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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