The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 7.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -46.00%
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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 Reigate region.

Qualifications Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 11.54% 11.11% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £400 £120 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -67.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £120 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

ISTQB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP