The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.42 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-21.94% +25.00%
ISTQB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 141 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.28% 28.78% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 76 136
Average daily rate £400 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -78.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Wiltshire region.

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Swindon - - - - 1
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) DSDM
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP