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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 144 152 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.070% 0.031% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.19% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
402 527 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.14% 16.54% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 334 205
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 14
Median hourly rate £15.03 £15.86 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% -2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 1 £300 +5.26% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

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 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Siebel