Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reigate with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Reigate
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - +19 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 4.53% - 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.09% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Reigate median daily rate £400 - £338
10th Percentile £363 - £310
90th Percentile £488 - £375
Surrey median daily rate £363 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +5.07% -13.75% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reigate 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 Reigate with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reigate
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 17.36% 25.64% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 21
Reigate median daily rate £425 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +28.85% +140.74%
10th Percentile £348 £285 £163
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Surrey median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reigate median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £34.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -41.91% +76.62% -3.75%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Reigate

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Reigate

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reigate

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Reigate over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISTQB in Reigate

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Reigate region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) Degree
6 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (58.33%) SDLC
6 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (50.00%) Gherkin
7 6 (50.00%) BDD
7 6 (50.00%) System Testing
7 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (50.00%) ISEB
8 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
8 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (41.67%) QA
8 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
8 5 (41.67%) User Stories
9 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
9 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
9 4 (33.33%) Project Planning

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
6 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (58.33%) SDLC
7 6 (50.00%) BDD
7 6 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (50.00%) System Testing
7 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
8 5 (41.67%) User Stories
9 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
9 4 (33.33%) Statistics
9 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
9 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP