The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gosport region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 4 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 95 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 62.09% 47.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 65.07% 47.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% -25.37%
Qualifications Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
146 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 95.42% 100.00% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 21
Average daily rate £450 £435 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
ISTQB
Hampshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the Gosport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

1 128 (94.12%) HP
2 114 (83.82%) Security Cleared
3 104 (76.47%) SC Cleared
4 99 (72.79%) Oracle
5 92 (67.65%) ASP.NET
5 92 (67.65%) JSP
5 92 (67.65%) HTML
5 92 (67.65%) JavaScript
5 92 (67.65%) .NET
6 82 (60.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 80 (58.82%) Microsoft
8 66 (48.53%) VB
9 59 (43.38%) C#
10 52 (38.24%) UNIX
10 52 (38.24%) Knowledge Management
11 51 (37.50%) CRM
11 51 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
12 48 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 45 (33.09%) Oracle EBS
14 41 (30.15%) Oracle Reports
15 40 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
16 36 (26.47%) Test Automation
17 34 (25.00%) SAN
18 33 (24.26%) Software Testing
19 31 (22.79%) TCP/IP
20 30 (22.06%) MS Excel
21 29 (21.32%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
22 27 (19.85%) Project Management
23 26 (19.12%) DV Cleared

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

Applications
1 30 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (33.09%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.00%) SAN
2 31 (22.79%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.24%) HTTPS
4 10 (7.35%) SSL
4 10 (7.35%) Wireshark
5 8 (5.88%) DNS
5 8 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (15.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 32 (23.53%) Tester
3 28 (20.59%) Test Analyst
3 28 (20.59%) Analyst
4 19 (13.97%) Test Leader
5 12 (8.82%) Test Specialist
5 12 (8.82%) QA Tester
6 10 (7.35%) Performance Manager
7 8 (5.88%) Performance Tester
7 8 (5.88%) Performance Test Manager
7 8 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 7 (5.15%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (2.21%) Project Leader
10 3 (2.21%) Technical Tester
10 3 (2.21%) Performance Engineer
10 3 (2.21%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (2.21%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (67.65%) ASP.NET
1 92 (67.65%) JSP
1 92 (67.65%) HTML
1 92 (67.65%) .NET
2 11 (8.09%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.24%) UNIX
2 22 (16.18%) Linux
3 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (13.97%) Windows 2000
3 19 (13.97%) Windows
3 19 (13.97%) Windows XP
3 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) Knowledge Management
2 51 (37.50%) CRM
3 36 (26.47%) Test Automation
4 33 (24.26%) Software Testing
5 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
6 27 (19.85%) Project Management
7 25 (18.38%) Test Strategy
8 17 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 13 (9.56%) Performance Testing
10 11 (8.09%) Workflow
11 10 (7.35%) Quality Management
11 10 (7.35%) Validation
11 10 (7.35%) Security Testing
11 10 (7.35%) Document Management
12 7 (5.15%) Load Testing
13 5 (3.68%) Test Management
14 1 (0.74%) Information Security
14 1 (0.74%) Automated Testing
14 1 (0.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1 (0.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 66 (48.53%) VB
3 59 (43.38%) C#
4 17 (12.50%) SQL
4 17 (12.50%) Java
5 15 (11.03%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.29%) VBA
7 7 (5.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (83.82%) Security Cleared
2 104 (76.47%) SC Cleared
3 82 (60.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 48 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (21.32%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (19.12%) DV Cleared
7 21 (15.44%) MCITP
8 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (11.03%) CCNA
10 11 (8.09%) ISEB
11 9 (6.62%) MOS
12 5 (3.68%) MCSE
13 4 (2.94%) CCNP
14 3 (2.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 40 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (7.35%) Nessus
3 8 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 128 (94.12%) HP
2 99 (72.79%) Oracle
3 80 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.71%) Citrix
5 15 (11.03%) Cisco
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