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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Reigate
Rank 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 5.56% 1.89% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 9.09% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +38.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reigate region.

Qualifications Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 11.11% 20.75% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £275 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reigate region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reigate region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP