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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 120 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.039% 0.044% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
353 251 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.86% 11.03% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 141 186
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.69 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.66% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.25 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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
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 24 November 2014. 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
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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 -2 1 - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) QA

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA