The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 29 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.33% 0.39% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.97% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISTQB
East Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.33% 16.86% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 10
Average daily rate £328 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +203.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Rally
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) jMock
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Rally