Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 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 Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 65 34
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 1.13% 4.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.82% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 30
Coventry median daily rate - £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +13.24% +13.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Coventry with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Coventry
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 98 189 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 13.00% 19.44% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 150 106
Coventry median daily rate £375 £414 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +37.92% -7.69%
10th Percentile £155 £262 £150
90th Percentile £538 £550 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Coventry median hourly rate £15.00 £27.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.95% -31.88% +40.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £9.25
90th Percentile £37.00 £35.00 £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +32.61% -26.84% +39.73%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Coventry

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Coventry