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 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 35 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.06% 0.30% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.24% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £308 - -
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
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 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.93% 16.12% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 28
Average daily rate £320 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +262.50%
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 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 14 February 2016. 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 +18 2 £363 - 2
Eastbourne - 2 £291 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (11.11%) Gradle
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) jMock
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Rally