The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 44 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.44% 0.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £177 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +122.22%
ISTQB
Nottinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.21% 15.79% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 38 14
Median daily rate £565 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.13% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £261 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £487 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +141.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £32.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

ISTQB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Wiki
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP