Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 May 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 Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 - 230
Rank change year-on-year - +230 +50
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% - 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% - 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median daily rate - - £625
Central London median daily rate - - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Advanced 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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 931 888 1,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.45% 14.32% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 608 724
City of London median daily rate £500 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% +2.50% +5.88%
10th Percentile £301 £274 £262
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -17.88% +16.47%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.75 £16.13
90th Percentile £39.48 £25.04 £76.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.10 £17.83 £21.78
% change year-on-year +7.14% -18.15% +14.03%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the City of London

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Advanced 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP ALM

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Implementation Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP