The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 11 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 13 2 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 21.67% 15.38% 63.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.03% 16.67% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £365 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £333 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+52.67% +69.81%
ISTQB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gosport region.

Qualifications Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 12 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 98.33% 92.31% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £377 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.73% -2.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £405 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gosport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gosport region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gosport region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (87.50%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
5 9 (56.25%) Unix
5 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (50.00%) MCITP
6 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) VB
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco
7 7 (43.75%) CCNA
7 7 (43.75%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) C#
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) Java
7 7 (43.75%) CRM
8 6 (37.50%) JSP
8 6 (37.50%) VBScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport 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:

Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
1 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
1 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 7 (43.75%) CRM
4 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (50.00%) VB
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (50.00%) MCITP
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 6 (37.50%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix