Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 July 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)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 39
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 1.23% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.67% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Guildford median daily rate - £375 -
Surrey median daily rate £360 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate - - -
Surrey 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 47 45 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 20.35% 18.44% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 66
Guildford median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £280 £219 £238
90th Percentile £583 £540 £513
Surrey median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Guildford median hourly rate £16.00 £12.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -14.28% -91.21%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.81 £12.39
90th Percentile £22.25 £38.01 £34.50
Surrey median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -58.89% +12.50% +86.05%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Guildford

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Guildford