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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 31 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.48% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
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
799 534 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.14% 31.12% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 305 370
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 67
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Gosport - 22 £450 - 4
Southampton - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 130 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 127 (97.69%) HP
3 105 (80.77%) Security Cleared
4 96 (73.85%) SC Cleared
5 91 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 82 (63.08%) Oracle
7 77 (59.23%) HTML
8 76 (58.46%) JavaScript
8 76 (58.46%) .NET
8 76 (58.46%) ASP.NET
8 76 (58.46%) JSP
9 73 (56.15%) VB
10 66 (50.77%) C#
11 62 (47.69%) CRM
12 55 (42.31%) QuickTest Pro
13 51 (39.23%) Knowledge Management
14 46 (35.38%) DV Cleared
15 43 (33.08%) MS Excel
16 42 (32.31%) Project Management
17 40 (30.77%) Test Automation
18 36 (27.69%) Functional Testing
19 35 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
20 30 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
21 28 (21.54%) UNIX
22 25 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
22 25 (19.23%) QA
22 25 (19.23%) MCITP
22 25 (19.23%) Test Scripting
23 22 (16.92%) SAN

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (33.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.92%) SAN
2 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (42.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (4.62%) Military
2 5 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Test Manager
2 32 (24.62%) Test Leader
3 30 (23.08%) Tester
4 21 (16.15%) Test Specialist
5 11 (8.46%) Analyst
6 10 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 10 (7.69%) Performance Manager
7 8 (6.15%) QA Tester
7 8 (6.15%) Performance Test Manager
8 7 (5.38%) Automation Specialist
9 6 (4.62%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.62%) Test Automation Specialist
9 6 (4.62%) Performance Tester
9 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (3.08%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (2.31%) Technical Specialist
13 2 (1.54%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (59.23%) HTML
2 76 (58.46%) .NET
2 76 (58.46%) ASP.NET
2 76 (58.46%) JSP
3 9 (6.92%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) UNIX
2 22 (16.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000
3 2 (1.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.69%) CRM
2 51 (39.23%) Knowledge Management
3 42 (32.31%) Project Management
4 40 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 36 (27.69%) Functional Testing
6 25 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 17 (13.08%) Quality Management
8 14 (10.77%) Security Testing
9 10 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 9 (6.92%) Document Management
11 4 (3.08%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.31%) Test Management
13 2 (1.54%) Validation
14 1 (0.77%) Information Security
14 1 (0.77%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (0.77%) Workflow
14 1 (0.77%) E-business
14 1 (0.77%) Automation Testing
14 1 (0.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 73 (56.15%) VB
3 66 (50.77%) C#
4 20 (15.38%) VBA
5 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
6 17 (13.08%) SQL
6 17 (13.08%) Java
7 8 (6.15%) VBScript
8 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 105 (80.77%) Security Cleared
3 96 (73.85%) SC Cleared
4 46 (35.38%) DV Cleared
5 35 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (19.23%) MCITP
7 15 (11.54%) CCNA
8 14 (10.77%) MOS
9 7 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (3.08%) MCSE
11 2 (1.54%) CCNP
11 2 (1.54%) ISEB
11 2 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 127 (97.69%) HP
2 91 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 82 (63.08%) Oracle
4 21 (16.15%) Cisco
5 5 (3.85%) Citrix
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