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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 109 114 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 6 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.71% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.68% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 13
Median daily rate £334 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £413 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
677 955 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.01% 42.29% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 554 426
Median daily rate £400 £396 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 28
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.87 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 +17 3 £334 -11.00%
Fareham - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 27 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) HP
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
3 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
4 15 (55.56%) Functional Testing
4 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
4 15 (55.56%) .NET
4 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) C#
5 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (48.15%) VB
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) HP UFT
8 11 (40.74%) LoadRunner
8 11 (40.74%) Migration
8 11 (40.74%) Unix
8 11 (40.74%) Java
8 11 (40.74%) CCNA
8 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
8 11 (40.74%) CRM
9 10 (37.04%) Linux
9 10 (37.04%) JSP
9 10 (37.04%) SAN
10 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
11 7 (25.93%) JIRA
11 7 (25.93%) Smart Meter

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 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) VLAN
3 5 (18.52%) ZigBee
4 1 (3.70%) GPRS
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 11 (40.74%) LoadRunner
3 7 (25.93%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) LabVIEW
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Smart Metering Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Integration Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
1 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Unix
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 11 (40.74%) CRM
2 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
5 6 (22.22%) Case Management
5 6 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 6 (22.22%) V-Model
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) Release Management
9 2 (7.41%) System Testing
10 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 13 (48.15%) VB
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.81%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (40.74%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (18.52%) ISEB
7 4 (14.81%) MCITP
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CCNP
8 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) HP
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) VMware