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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 59 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.42% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 3.33% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.18 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +151.85%
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 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.71% 14.71% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 43
Median daily rate £415 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -9.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Wiki
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP