Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 40 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 +9
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.39% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 5.56% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Bradford median daily rate £425 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £348 £290
% change year-on-year +0.50% +20.09% +5.45%
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 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 9.45% 5.33% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 11
Bradford median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% -12.33%
10th Percentile £157 £294 £185
90th Percentile £458 £463 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Bradford median hourly rate - £16.38 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.02% +23.99%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.88 £14.65
% change year-on-year +29.13% +8.36% +12.69%

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 15 December 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB