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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 4 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 66 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 54.10% 46.88% 5.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.93% 46.88% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
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£450 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £291
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.38 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-58.75% -
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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
118 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 96.72% 100.00% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 23
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 £435 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 131 (94.24%) HP
2 116 (83.45%) Security Cleared
3 103 (74.10%) SC Cleared
4 101 (72.66%) Oracle
5 95 (68.35%) ASP.NET
5 95 (68.35%) JSP
5 95 (68.35%) HTML
5 95 (68.35%) JavaScript
5 95 (68.35%) .NET
6 88 (63.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 86 (61.87%) Microsoft
8 70 (50.36%) VB
9 63 (45.32%) C#
10 55 (39.57%) Knowledge Management
11 54 (38.85%) CRM
12 53 (38.13%) QuickTest Pro
13 50 (35.97%) UNIX
14 44 (31.65%) Oracle EBS
15 42 (30.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 41 (29.50%) Test Automation
17 39 (28.06%) HP Quality Center
17 39 (28.06%) Oracle Reports
18 35 (25.18%) Project Management
19 32 (23.02%) SAN
19 32 (23.02%) MS Excel
20 31 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
21 30 (21.58%) Test Scripting
22 29 (20.86%) TCP/IP
23 27 (19.42%) Software Testing
24 26 (18.71%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (31.65%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (10.07%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.02%) SAN
2 29 (20.86%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.79%) HTTPS
4 8 (5.76%) DNS
4 8 (5.76%) HTTP
5 7 (5.04%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (38.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (13.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (4.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (23.74%) Test Manager
2 32 (23.02%) Tester
3 29 (20.86%) Analyst
4 28 (20.14%) Test Analyst
5 25 (17.99%) Test Leader
6 13 (9.35%) Test Specialist
7 12 (8.63%) QA Tester
8 10 (7.19%) Performance Manager
9 9 (6.47%) Automation Tester
10 8 (5.76%) Performance Test Manager
10 8 (5.76%) Performance Tester
11 7 (5.04%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.60%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Integration Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Performance Test Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Integration Test Analyst
14 3 (2.16%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (68.35%) HTML
1 95 (68.35%) .NET
1 95 (68.35%) ASP.NET
1 95 (68.35%) JSP
2 12 (8.63%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.97%) UNIX
2 20 (14.39%) Linux
3 16 (11.51%) Windows 2000
3 16 (11.51%) Windows XP
3 16 (11.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.57%) Knowledge Management
2 54 (38.85%) CRM
3 41 (29.50%) Test Automation
4 35 (25.18%) Project Management
5 30 (21.58%) Test Scripting
6 27 (19.42%) Software Testing
7 22 (15.83%) Test Strategy
8 16 (11.51%) Functional Testing
9 13 (9.35%) Performance Testing
10 11 (7.91%) Quality Management
10 11 (7.91%) Security Testing
11 9 (6.47%) Document Management
12 7 (5.04%) Workflow
12 7 (5.04%) Validation
12 7 (5.04%) Load Testing
13 4 (2.88%) Test Management
14 1 (0.72%) Root Cause Analysis
14 1 (0.72%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 95 (68.35%) JavaScript
2 70 (50.36%) VB
3 63 (45.32%) C#
4 17 (12.23%) Java
4 17 (12.23%) SQL
5 16 (11.51%) PowerShell
6 14 (10.07%) VBA
7 7 (5.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (83.45%) Security Cleared
2 103 (74.10%) SC Cleared
3 88 (63.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 42 (30.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (18.71%) DV Cleared
7 21 (15.11%) MCITP
8 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (11.51%) CCNA
10 10 (7.19%) ISEB
11 9 (6.47%) MOS
12 6 (4.32%) MCSE
13 5 (3.60%) CCNP
14 2 (1.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.04%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 39 (28.06%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (5.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 131 (94.24%) HP
2 101 (72.66%) Oracle
3 86 (61.87%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.95%) Citrix
5 16 (11.51%) Cisco
Gosport, Hampshire
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