The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 41 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.24% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 3.51% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £365 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.18 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +151.85%
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 Warwickshire region.

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.87% 15.57% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 47
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £392 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 4
Median hourly rate £26.00 £31.44 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +52.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £22.82 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.14 £32.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) E-business
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) RAD
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) HR Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) E-business
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Error Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) IBM