The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Woking region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% -25.37%
Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 22.09% 3.90% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £363 £331 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -19.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA