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 30 April 2016 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 8 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 5.56% 10.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £320 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £10.38
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +44.57%
ISTQB
Surrey

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
1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 5.56% 37.93% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £320 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Introscope
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (50.00%) HP