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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 1.01% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.93 £29.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +23.83%
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
63 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.55% 14.19% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 16
Median daily rate £420 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +85.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle