The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Advanced Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB Advanced Certification over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
England / Yorkshire
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.045% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -13.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
317 524 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.42% 18.50% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 345 307
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.50 £22.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Advanced Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Advanced Certification Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 £295 - 4
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Python

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel