The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.10% 1.27% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 3.90% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £433 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +142.42%
ISTQB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.57% 32.49% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 31
Median daily rate £338 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% -43.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB across the Basingstoke region.

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Basingstoke region.

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Testopia
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Billing Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Billing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) Rally
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware