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 28 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.45% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £13.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+129.62% -50.90%
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
74 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.82% 13.21% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 11
Average daily rate £300 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £471 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB