The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 0.68% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
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%
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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 Peterborough region.

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.49% 20.41% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate £250 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% -12.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £153 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -89.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Peterborough region.

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

ISTQB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP