The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 5.26% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -65.41%
ISTQB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Paddington region.

Qualifications Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 57.89% 28.57% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

ISTQB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk