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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire / Gosport
Rank - 18 5
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 4 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport - 5.88% 45.22%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.56% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +184.04%

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
2 61 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 66.67% 89.71% 98.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 45 26
Median daily rate £800 £505 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% +18.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 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 Gosport region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) E-business

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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle