The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £386 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.85% +28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £18.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+473.33% +59.57%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.03% 15.68% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 26
Average daily rate £323 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £266 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +154.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 12 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP