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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 105 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 13 96 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.63% 4.72% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
780 832 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.72% 40.86% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 402 349
Average daily rate £373 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £62.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 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 6 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 -8 6 £340 -2.85%
Southampton - 6 £425 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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%) HP
1 30 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 30 (100.00%) SC Cleared
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
3 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (86.67%) UNIX
5 23 (76.67%) Knowledge Management
6 21 (70.00%) Test Scripting
7 20 (66.67%) Security Testing
7 20 (66.67%) MCITP
7 20 (66.67%) Cisco
7 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (63.33%) Project Management
8 19 (63.33%) Linux
8 19 (63.33%) MS Excel
8 19 (63.33%) PowerShell
9 18 (60.00%) ISEB
10 16 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
11 11 (36.67%) Oracle
12 10 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (26.67%) SAN
15 7 (23.33%) Citrix

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Test Specialist
2 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Tester
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
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) UNIX
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Knowledge Management
2 21 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 20 (66.67%) Security Testing
4 19 (63.33%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) CMMI
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (63.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 30 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (66.67%) MCITP
3 18 (60.00%) ISEB
4 16 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) HP
2 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix