Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 78 63
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - 0.72% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 17
Oxford median daily rate - £220 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
Oxfordshire median daily rate - £220 £200
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 91 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.68% 13.06% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 76 78
Oxford median daily rate £450 £445 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +36.92% -10.03%
10th Percentile £311 £220 £163
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Oxford median hourly rate £22.93 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.85% +2.50% -63.64%
10th Percentile £18.31 £18.51 £16.01
90th Percentile £33.88 £39.48 £25.62
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £21.29
% change year-on-year +2.44% -3.71% -42.46%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Oxford

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Oxford