Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 July 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.47% 0.80% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 5.19% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £300 £345
% change year-on-year +12.50% -13.04% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Warwickshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 106 135 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 16.77% 15.38% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 51
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £385 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +6.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £168 £290 £210
90th Percentile £519 £575 £470
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 31
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.87 £15.68 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.92% -48.10% +101.33%
10th Percentile £14.35 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.55 £25.20 £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +28.38% -37.96% +38.70%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISTQB in Warwickshire

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedworth - 2 £400 -
ISTQB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) hybris

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) hybris