Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 28
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth - 0.47% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.76% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Bournemouth median daily rate - - £170
Dorset median daily rate - £290 £170
% change year-on-year - +70.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - -
Dorset median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB 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 Bournemouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 9.82% 9.91% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 23
Bournemouth median daily rate £245 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.77% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £107 £306 £164
90th Percentile £324 £542 £538
Dorset median daily rate £273 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -31.88% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £25.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.53% -67.15%
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £25.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year +61.37% -39.94% +6.15%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Bournemouth

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Bournemouth