The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +122.22%
ISTQB
Wiltshire

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

Qualifications Category
Salisbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salisbury 74.07% 55.00% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 15
Median daily rate £375 £395 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £420 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Salisbury region.

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in Salisbury

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA