Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 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)
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - +41 +12
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.58% - 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Bradford median daily rate £388 - £288
10th Percentile £351 - £266
90th Percentile £422 - £299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £348 £266 £275
% change year-on-year +30.92% -3.27% -6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Bradford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bradford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 6.92% 9.64% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 21
Bradford median daily rate £388 £335 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.67% -8.22% -6.41%
10th Percentile £298 £177 £178
90th Percentile £483 £478 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Bradford median hourly rate £15.75 £26.00 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.42% +23.99% +32.22%
10th Percentile £12.87 £23.00 £12.99
90th Percentile £18.63 £29.00 £27.79
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% +9.23% -16.13%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Bradford

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Bradford

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) TMap
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TMap
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper