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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 31 33
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 1.52% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category - 18.18% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -59.13%
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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
60 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.24% 8.33% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £125 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £340 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.69 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.68% -22.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.69 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.19 £22.69 £30.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB