Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.46% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bath median daily rate £410 - -
Somerset median daily rate £410 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Foundation Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bath
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 47 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 21.66% 13.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 11
Bath median daily rate £410 £323 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.13% +0.78% -8.57%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £263
90th Percentile £509 £475 £363
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bath median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% +263.64% -45.00%
Somerset median hourly rate £29.17 £40.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -27.08% -6.43% +22.14%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Bath

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 Bath region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Model

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Model
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared