The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 93 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 1.19% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
- +122.22%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
308 337 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.23% 26.35% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 202 142
Median daily rate £455 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 16
Median hourly rate £46.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £13.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.50 £50.84 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 2 £390 -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £460 -
Woking - 1 £300 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Introscope
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (10.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (10.00%) BT
1 1 (10.00%) CA
1 1 (10.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Huawei
1 1 (10.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (10.00%) Nokia
1 1 (10.00%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Siemens
1 1 (10.00%) Telindus
1 1 (10.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (10.00%) ZTE