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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 15 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.17% 1.89% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 10.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £265 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £10.38
% change year-on-year
+52.67% +120.96%
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
27 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 42.86% 18.87% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Median daily rate £450 £264 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.61% -27.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA