The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.76% - 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.17% +80.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf.

Academic & Professional Certification
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22 19 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 16.67% 15.70% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 18
Median daily rate £450 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% -1.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £105 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing ISTQB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Canary Wharf

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Canary Wharf

ISTQB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) BlazeDS
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian