The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Sussex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.85% - 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% - 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% -25.37%
Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.15% 11.49% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 16
Average daily rate £313 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.37 £17.93 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.29% +8.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISTQB
South East

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 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £350 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago