The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Advanced Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB Advanced Certification over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 93 104 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -57
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 24 13 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 0.62% 4.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.95% 1.65% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.75
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
814 790 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.24% 37.89% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 474 385
Median daily rate £400 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 26
Median hourly rate £47.83 £22.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.57% -49.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Advanced Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification across the Hampshire region.

ISTQB Advanced Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport -3 14 £425 +16.43%
Winchester - 4 - -
Portsmouth -7 2 £419 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 33 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (63.64%) HP
3 20 (60.61%) SC Cleared
3 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
4 19 (57.58%) SQL
5 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 18 (54.55%) HTML
5 18 (54.55%) .NET
5 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 18 (54.55%) Unix
5 18 (54.55%) Linux
5 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
7 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
8 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (33.33%) VB
9 11 (33.33%) MCITP
9 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Smart Meter
9 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 11 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
10 10 (30.30%) V-Model
10 10 (30.30%) VLAN
10 10 (30.30%) C#
10 10 (30.30%) Oracle

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) VLAN
2 7 (21.21%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.03%) GPRS
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Smart Metering Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Test Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) BSS Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior BSS Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior OSS Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Security Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
1 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
1 18 (54.55%) Unix
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
4 10 (30.30%) V-Model
5 9 (27.27%) CRM
6 8 (24.24%) Case Management
6 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 8 (24.24%) Requirements Management
6 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Stress Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
10 4 (12.12%) Release Management
11 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
12 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (33.33%) VB
4 10 (30.30%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 20 (60.61%) SC Cleared
2 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (33.33%) MCITP
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (30.30%) ISEB
6 8 (24.24%) CCNA
7 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) HP
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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