The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 6.90% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +142.42%
ISTQB
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 44.83% 30.38% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £344 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Woking

ISTQB
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Woking region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Woking region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Linux

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware