Period
to 20 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2020 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - - 160
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 0 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - - 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £413
Yorkshire median daily rate - £300 £400
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +20.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 109 368 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.08% 14.69% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 245 295
Median daily rate £457 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - +3.28%
10th Percentile £240 £200 £300
90th Percentile £603 £583 £625
Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 42
Median hourly rate £26.96 £17.75 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.89% +9.57% +14.08%
10th Percentile £25.22 £11.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £33.77 £56.75 £29.50
Median hourly rate £17.35 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.89% +6.06% +13.01%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Yorkshire