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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 88 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 33 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.50% 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £353 £343
% change year-on-year
+14.02% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1023 565 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 46.56% 33.39% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 281 192
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 55
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -43.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +1 1 - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Advanced Certification.

1 64 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 61 (95.31%) HP
3 55 (85.94%) HTML
4 54 (84.38%) JavaScript
4 54 (84.38%) JSP
4 54 (84.38%) Security Cleared
5 52 (81.25%) ASP.NET
5 52 (81.25%) .NET
6 49 (76.56%) SC Cleared
7 45 (70.31%) Oracle
8 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
9 40 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
10 39 (60.94%) Project Management
11 26 (40.63%) DV Cleared
12 24 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
12 24 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (34.38%) UNIX
14 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
14 21 (32.81%) QuickTest Pro
14 21 (32.81%) Test Scripting
15 20 (31.25%) Functional Testing
15 20 (31.25%) CRM
15 20 (31.25%) C#
16 19 (29.69%) VB
16 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
17 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (26.56%) HP Quality Center
18 17 (26.56%) MCITP
19 16 (25.00%) Security Testing

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 Advanced Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Test Leader
2 17 (26.56%) Test Manager
3 14 (21.88%) Test Specialist
4 7 (10.94%) Security Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (1.56%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Integration Tester
9 1 (1.56%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Data Migration Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (85.94%) HTML
2 54 (84.38%) JSP
3 52 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 52 (81.25%) .NET
4 3 (4.69%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) UNIX
2 13 (20.31%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
2 39 (60.94%) Project Management
3 21 (32.81%) Test Scripting
4 20 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 20 (31.25%) CRM
5 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
6 16 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Test Management
10 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.56%) CMMI
10 1 (1.56%) E-business
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 20 (31.25%) C#
3 19 (29.69%) VB
4 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 54 (84.38%) Security Cleared
3 49 (76.56%) SC Cleared
4 26 (40.63%) DV Cleared
5 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (26.56%) MCITP
7 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (9.38%) ISEB
9 3 (4.69%) CCNA
10 2 (3.13%) MCP
10 2 (3.13%) CCNP
10 2 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (95.31%) HP
2 45 (70.31%) Oracle
3 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) Cisco
5 9 (14.06%) Citrix
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