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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 8 6
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate - 6.25% 8.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £14.93 £30.00
% change year-on-year +191.45% -50.25%  

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 Reigate.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reigate
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 33.33% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.32% +13.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (25.00%) Protractor
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Protractor
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP