The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.83% 0.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -46.00%
ISTQB
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
43 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.85% 12.11% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 16
Average daily rate £355 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £154 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.37 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.61% -14.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -5 2 £344 -1.78%
Hove - 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) TestNG
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) ISA Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TestNG
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Firebug
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP