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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 144 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.068% 0.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
- +24.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

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
443 421 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.11% 14.19% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 276 187
Average daily rate £410 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.50 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

ISTQB Advanced Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -5 2 £450 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB