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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank - 15 28
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 5.62% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £248 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £170.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-74.70% +968.00%

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
16 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.98% 28.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 12
Median daily rate £325 £213 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% +104.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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