Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 166 190
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 5 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.01% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.21% +65.00%
England median daily rate £420 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £24.35 £29.00
% change year-on-year - -16.03% -32.95%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 160 496 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.43% 13.44% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 350 448
Median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £210 £205 £257
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 49
Median hourly rate £23.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.89% +6.06% +16.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.17 £13.10
90th Percentile £90.00 £53.90 £33.15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +42.00% -3.53%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hourly rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Yorkshire