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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 12 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 16 95 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 32.00% 62.09% 47.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.65% 65.07% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Average daily rate
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£360 £438 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.51% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -46.00%
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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
49 146 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 98.00% 95.42% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 7
Average daily rate £420 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 2015.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) HP
2 18 (94.74%) HTML
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
2 18 (94.74%) JSP
2 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Test Scripting
5 15 (78.95%) UNIX
6 14 (73.68%) Oracle
6 14 (73.68%) Project Management
7 13 (68.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (63.16%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (63.16%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
9 11 (57.89%) Citrix
9 11 (57.89%) SAN
10 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
11 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
12 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
12 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
13 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
13 4 (21.05%) ISEB
13 4 (21.05%) Migration
14 3 (15.79%) MCITP
14 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
14 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
1 18 (94.74%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Test Scripting
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (21.05%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco