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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 110 93
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 0 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.43% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.03% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £352 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.29% -17.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
701 780 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 41.60% 41.80% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 465 434
Median daily rate £410 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +204.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) E-business

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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle