The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 26 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 14 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.59% 7.97% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.02% 10.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
Average daily rate £305 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISTQB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
127 103 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 77.91% 74.64% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 24
Average daily rate £340 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -3 14 £305 -6.87% 1
ISTQB
Scotland

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) MCSE
1 26 (100.00%) MCSA
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 26 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 26 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 26 (100.00%) MCTS
1 26 (100.00%) MCITP
1 26 (100.00%) Change Management
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 26 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 26 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (96.15%) McAfee ePO
2 25 (96.15%) Windows 7
2 25 (96.15%) Hyper-V
2 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 25 (96.15%) PDA
2 25 (96.15%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) VMware ESX
2 25 (96.15%) Clustering
2 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 25 (96.15%) Netcool
2 25 (96.15%) Intel Security
2 25 (96.15%) Veritas
2 25 (96.15%) Windows XP

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 26 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 26 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 26 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Analyst
1 22 (84.62%) Test Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Clustering
1 25 (96.15%) PDA
2 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (96.15%) AIX
2 25 (96.15%) Windows 7
2 25 (96.15%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Change Management
1 26 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 26 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (88.46%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.85%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) MCITP
1 26 (100.00%) MCSA
1 26 (100.00%) MCSE
1 26 (100.00%) MCTS
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
1 25 (96.15%) Hyper-V
1 25 (96.15%) VMware ESX
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (96.15%) McAfee ePO
2 25 (96.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) Citrix
2 25 (96.15%) Intel Security
2 25 (96.15%) Veritas
2 25 (96.15%) VMware
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago