Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 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.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 204 214
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.055% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.38% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Yorkshire median daily rate - £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -18.57%
England median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Advanced 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 640 798 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.41% 14.64% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 476 685
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.53 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% -6.24% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Yorkshire