The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank - 124 119
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.28% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 7
Median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.47% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.12%
ISTQB Foundation 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
354 579 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 18.72% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 393 265
Median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.20 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Yorkshire region.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) CRM
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) QA
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (15.38%) Appium
8 2 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Zephyr

ISTQB Foundation 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Appium
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
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