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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.82% 1.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.28% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £10.38
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +44.57%
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
47 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.24% 11.76% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 23
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £592 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -2.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 2 £323 -14.00% 3
Hove - 2 £381 -
Eastbourne - 1 £285 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) ISEB
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 8 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Java EE
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Groovy
4 6 (42.86%) Confluence
4 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Hudson
4 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Gradle
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 6 (42.86%) Rally
4 6 (42.86%) jMock
4 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) QA

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 6 (42.86%) Confluence
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
1 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (42.86%) Ant
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) Gradle
2 6 (42.86%) Hudson
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) JMeter
2 6 (42.86%) jMock
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
2 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Java Analyst Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Developer in Test
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Java Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
5 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (21.43%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Java EE
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Ajax
2 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 6 (42.86%) JMS
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 8 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
1 6 (42.86%) Rally
2 4 (28.57%) Guidewire
3 1 (7.14%) HP