Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 48
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.53% 0.18% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 0.54% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Derbyshire median daily rate £335 - £300
10th Percentile £322 - £282
90th Percentile £358 - £396
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 244 186 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 42.73% 34.00% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 139 105
Derbyshire median daily rate £383 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £256 £206 £250
90th Percentile £542 £538 £509
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 8
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -22.31% +18.00%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.96 £14.76
90th Percentile £52.00 £17.43 £40.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Derbyshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -4 2 £335 -
ISTQB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) PMP

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP