The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Nottingham 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 36 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.34% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 1.89% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £218
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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.34% 13.77% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA