The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 115 124 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 31 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 0.64% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.16% 4.36% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 16
Median daily rate £300 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £228 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £344 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +122.22%
ISTQB
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
433 436 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.01% 14.79% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 288 154
Median daily rate £385 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £456 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £14.57 £22.11 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +44.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

ISTQB
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 +10 22 £300 +6.19% 12
North Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £497 - 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 42 (64.62%) ISEB
2 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 23 (35.38%) Selenium
5 21 (32.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (29.23%) Java
7 16 (24.62%) Functional Testing
8 14 (21.54%) SDLC
8 14 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (21.54%) Test Scripting
9 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 13 (20.00%) XML
9 13 (20.00%) Finance
10 12 (18.46%) HTML
10 12 (18.46%) Cucumber
10 12 (18.46%) QA
11 11 (16.92%) Integration Testing
11 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
11 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.38%) SQL
12 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 10 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (13.85%) JIRA
14 7 (10.77%) Degree
14 7 (10.77%) Test Management
14 7 (10.77%) BDD
14 7 (10.77%) Test Planning
14 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
15 6 (9.23%) Defect Management
15 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills

ISTQB
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Selenium
2 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (18.46%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.85%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.62%) HP UFT
6 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 3 (4.62%) Zephyr
7 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.08%) Maven
7 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.54%) Appium
8 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.54%) Hudson
8 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Online Betting
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Analyst
2 31 (47.69%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Tester
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) CRM Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Strategy Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) XML
2 12 (18.46%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) Behat
5 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.08%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
5 2 (3.08%) Spring
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 16 (24.62%) Functional Testing
4 14 (21.54%) SDLC
4 14 (21.54%) Test Scripting
4 14 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (16.92%) Integration Testing
5 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 10 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (10.77%) BDD
7 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.77%) Test Management
7 7 (10.77%) Test Planning
8 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 6 (9.23%) Defect Management
8 6 (9.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
8 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (64.62%) ISEB
2 21 (32.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) JDA
4 1 (1.54%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
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