Period
to 20 January 2018

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 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)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 26 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.01% 2.64% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 9.38% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Guildford median daily rate £350 - £350
Surrey median daily rate £388 £348 £410
% change year-on-year +11.51% -15.24% +26.15%
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 contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Guildford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 17.17% 28.19% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 18
Guildford median daily rate £350 £361 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% -0.34% -5.84%
10th Percentile £162 £154 £213
90th Percentile £443 £594 £575
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Guildford median hourly rate £22.50 £13.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -65.63% +77.78%
Surrey median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +60.91% -36.05% +102.35%

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification