The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 8 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 5.96% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
Median daily rate £295 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
209 403 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.72% 18.40% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 263 177
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 1
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Leeds +8 7 £306 +2.08% 6
Halifax +6 1 £295 +4.05% 5
ISTQB
Yorkshire

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 26 (96.30%) ISEB
2 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) JIRA
6 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
6 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 6 (22.22%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) Test Management
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.81%) System Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (14.81%) CRM
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Subversion
10 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (3.70%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
3 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Appium
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Analyst
1 20 (74.07%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Test Management
4 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) System Testing
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) JDA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) RedPrairie
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