The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 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 61 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 33 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.31% 0.47% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.02% 2.91% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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%
ISTQB
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
366 206 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.67% 16.13% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 101 157
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 14
Average hourly rate £19.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.95 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £50.00
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 Surrey

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

ISTQB
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -4 24 £413 +37.50%
Reigate - 2 £360 -
Epsom - 1 £351 -
Guildford - 1 £375 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 43 (84.31%) SC Cleared
1 43 (84.31%) Security Cleared
2 41 (80.39%) Test Management
3 38 (74.51%) HP
4 37 (72.55%) HP Quality Center
5 35 (68.63%) XML
6 33 (64.71%) Use Case
7 24 (47.06%) UNIX
8 23 (45.10%) SOAP
8 23 (45.10%) SQL
8 23 (45.10%) XML Messaging
8 23 (45.10%) SoapUI
9 22 (43.14%) PL/SQL
10 21 (41.18%) Oracle
10 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
11 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
12 18 (35.29%) Perl
12 18 (35.29%) Oracle Database
13 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
14 16 (31.37%) Validation
14 16 (31.37%) Test Planning
14 16 (31.37%) Security Testing
15 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
16 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
17 10 (19.61%) System Testing
18 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (13.73%) Smart Meter
19 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 5 (9.80%) ISEB
19 5 (9.80%) Test Automation

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Test Manager
2 19 (37.25%) Test Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Test Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Programme Test Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Designer
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) XML
2 23 (45.10%) XML Messaging
2 23 (45.10%) SOAP
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Smart Meter
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) W3C
3 2 (3.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Test Management
2 33 (64.71%) Use Case
3 16 (31.37%) Security Testing
3 16 (31.37%) Validation
3 16 (31.37%) Test Planning
4 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
5 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
6 10 (19.61%) System Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.84%) SDLC
9 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) Service Management
10 3 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) PL/SQL
3 19 (37.25%) Shell Script
4 18 (35.29%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) SC Cleared
1 43 (84.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (72.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) HP
2 21 (41.18%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Remedy
4 3 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 per day
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