The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 37 43
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.54% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+142.42% -58.75%
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Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
103 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.88% 18.62% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 47 31
Average daily rate £325 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £37.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -33.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £15.00 £21.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB