The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Peterborough 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.64% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.38 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-65.41% +1.69%
Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.51% 15.15% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 18
Average daily rate £328 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £363 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £112.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.77% +542.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ISTQB
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA