The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 46 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.25% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.17% +80.00%  

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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 84 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.01% 14.92% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 41
Median daily rate £368 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing ISTQB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Nottinghamshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 1 - -
ISTQB
East Midlands

ISTQB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Energy Management
3 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Robot

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Energy Management
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Process Management
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Pega