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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 102 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 17 97 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.80% 4.68% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 11.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.75 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
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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 Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
831 833 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.05% 40.20% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 406 344
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.60 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £62.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

ISTQB Advanced Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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
Gosport -5 11 £350 -4.10%
Southampton - 2 £406 -
Winchester - 1 - - 1
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) ASP.NET
2 29 (96.67%) JSP
2 29 (96.67%) HP
3 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (93.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
4 25 (83.33%) UNIX
5 21 (70.00%) PowerShell
6 20 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
7 19 (63.33%) MCITP
7 19 (63.33%) Security Testing
7 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
7 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
7 19 (63.33%) Cisco
7 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (60.00%) Linux
9 17 (56.67%) ISEB
10 16 (53.33%) Project Management
10 16 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle
13 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (20.00%) SAN
14 6 (20.00%) Citrix

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Test Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) HTML
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
1 29 (96.67%) ASP.NET
1 29 (96.67%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 19 (63.33%) Security Testing
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 16 (53.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) CMMI
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Test Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 28 (93.33%) SC Cleared
2 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (63.33%) MCITP
4 17 (56.67%) ISEB
5 16 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) HP
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
5 6 (20.00%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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