Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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 Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 106 85
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.84% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.55% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate - £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.36% +17.02%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £320 £275
% change year-on-year +13.28% +16.36% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Foundation 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 383 394 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.96% 23.55% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 246 306
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £221 £263 £293
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £428
% change year-on-year - -6.43% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.89 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.51% -2.78% +24.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £21.00 £35.25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +4.35%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Milton Keynes