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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 123 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.041% - 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £145
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £353 £145
% change year-on-year
+20.39% +143.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
402 290 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.45% 13.06% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 162 130
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -37.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Advanced Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Advanced Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA