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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 31 31 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.50% 2.04% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 17.86% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £170.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-74.70% +968.00%

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
26 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.07% 11.43% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 21
Median daily rate £350 £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +3 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) jMock
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) jMock
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (75.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft