The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 - £9.75
ISTQB
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.33% 10.94% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 29
Average daily rate £275 £310 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £176 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.69 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -84.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

ISTQB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle