The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 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 Slough - - -
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 £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.25% 19.53% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 22
Average daily rate £330 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 £13.50 £200.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.62% -93.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Slough

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) nmon