The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.37% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.25% +122.22%
ISTQB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 37.27% 28.77% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £440 £300 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -33.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £436 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull