Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 June 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.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 98 105
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.058% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 1.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Bristol median daily rate £240 £374 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.74% +33.39% -25.33%
South West median daily rate £350 £380 £280
% change year-on-year -7.89% +35.71% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 350 376 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.44% 22.95% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 256 305
Bristol median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33% -1.96%
10th Percentile £237 £250 £263
90th Percentile £546 £572 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 16
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £37.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +6.34% -3.32%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.35 £20.06
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £37.55 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -6.13% -4.31% +8.22%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Bristol

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Bristol

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB