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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 16 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 7 16 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 14.00% 31.37% 62.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.91% 32.00% 65.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 16
Median daily rate £450 £360 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £326 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £400 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% +122.22%
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
44 50 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 88.00% 98.04% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 18
Median daily rate £433 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gosport region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (94.74%) HP
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
4 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
6 12 (63.16%) Oracle
7 11 (57.89%) VB
7 11 (57.89%) Java
7 11 (57.89%) CRM
8 10 (52.63%) SQL
8 10 (52.63%) C#
8 10 (52.63%) CCNA
9 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
9 9 (47.37%) JSP
9 9 (47.37%) SAN
9 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
9 9 (47.37%) LoadRunner
9 9 (47.37%) Migration
10 8 (42.11%) Linux
10 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
11 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
11 7 (36.84%) Security Testing
11 7 (36.84%) MCITP
11 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (68.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
1 9 (47.37%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Test Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
1 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET
1 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) CRM
2 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Migration
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Security Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) VB
3 10 (52.63%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (52.63%) CCNA
5 7 (36.84%) ISEB
5 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (36.84%) MCITP
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco