Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 56 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.52% 0.13% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 0.75% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +11.45% +4.80%
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 134 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 15.92% 17.94% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 27
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £258 £239 £257
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.91 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.14% -22.07% +102.84%
10th Percentile £19.97 £13.13 £27.48
90th Percentile £34.47 £26.00 £35.52
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £18.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +64.86% -41.16% +25.76%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft