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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 12 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.92% 2.22% 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 8.70% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£265 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -65.41%
ISTQB
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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 Woking region.

Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.23% 25.56% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
Average daily rate £264 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £358 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB