The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 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 Northern Ireland 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.80% 16.67% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 18
Average daily rate £340 £130 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 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
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