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 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 47 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 37.90% 38.89% 17.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.84% 43.75% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -22.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
ISTQB
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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
121 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 97.58% 88.89% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate £513 £325 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% -22.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £325 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 108 (93.10%) HP
2 98 (84.48%) Security Cleared
3 90 (77.59%) SC Cleared
4 86 (74.14%) Oracle
5 85 (73.28%) ASP.NET
5 85 (73.28%) JSP
5 85 (73.28%) HTML
5 85 (73.28%) JavaScript
5 85 (73.28%) .NET
6 81 (69.83%) Microsoft
7 65 (56.03%) Knowledge Management
8 55 (47.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 53 (45.69%) UNIX
10 52 (44.83%) Project Management
11 51 (43.97%) Oracle EBS
12 47 (40.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 45 (38.79%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (37.07%) VB
15 41 (35.34%) C#
16 40 (34.48%) SAN
17 39 (33.62%) Test Scripting
18 35 (30.17%) QuickTest Pro
18 35 (30.17%) Citrix
18 35 (30.17%) TCP/IP
18 35 (30.17%) DV Cleared
19 32 (27.59%) CRM
20 31 (26.72%) HP Quality Center
21 29 (25.00%) Test Automation
21 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
22 25 (21.55%) Functional Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 51 (43.97%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.48%) SAN
2 35 (30.17%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.62%) HTTPS
4 7 (6.03%) SSL
4 7 (6.03%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.59%) HTTP
5 3 (2.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (30.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (9.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (31.03%) Analyst
2 35 (30.17%) Test Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Test Leader
4 20 (17.24%) Test Manager
4 20 (17.24%) Tester
5 10 (8.62%) Test Specialist
5 10 (8.62%) QA Tester
6 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.31%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Performance Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Project Leader
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (73.28%) HTML
1 85 (73.28%) .NET
1 85 (73.28%) ASP.NET
1 85 (73.28%) JSP
2 9 (7.76%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.69%) UNIX
2 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.62%) Windows 2000
4 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (56.03%) Knowledge Management
2 52 (44.83%) Project Management
3 39 (33.62%) Test Scripting
4 32 (27.59%) CRM
5 29 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 25 (21.55%) Functional Testing
7 24 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 14 (12.07%) Security Testing
9 12 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.03%) Performance Testing
10 7 (6.03%) Workflow
10 7 (6.03%) Validation
11 5 (4.31%) Document Management
11 5 (4.31%) Quality Management
12 3 (2.59%) Load Testing
12 3 (2.59%) Coaching
13 2 (1.72%) Test Management
13 2 (1.72%) Data Migration
13 2 (1.72%) Migration
14 1 (0.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (73.28%) JavaScript
2 43 (37.07%) VB
3 41 (35.34%) C#
4 12 (10.34%) VBA
4 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.90%) Java
5 8 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (84.48%) Security Cleared
2 90 (77.59%) SC Cleared
3 55 (47.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 47 (40.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (30.17%) DV Cleared
6 22 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (14.66%) MCITP
8 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (9.48%) ISEB
10 10 (8.62%) CCNA
11 6 (5.17%) MCSE
11 6 (5.17%) CCNP
12 5 (4.31%) MOS
13 2 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 31 (26.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.03%) Nessus
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 108 (93.10%) HP
2 86 (74.14%) Oracle
3 81 (69.83%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.17%) Citrix
5 12 (10.34%) Cisco
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