The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 92 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 16 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 1.26% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 3.01% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 10
Median daily rate £300 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £388 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.12%
ISTQB Foundation 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
696 898 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.70% 41.88% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 531 505
Median daily rate £390 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +193.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.58 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Hampshire region.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Hampshire region.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +3 1 £263 -22.22%
Hook - 1 £310 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification.

1 25 (78.13%) ISTQB
2 19 (59.38%) HP
3 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 14 (43.75%) ISEB
5 13 (40.63%) Regression Testing
5 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) Test Management
6 12 (37.50%) 4G
6 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) LTE
7 11 (34.38%) Wireless
7 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.75%) .NET
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.63%) C
11 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
12 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) Selenium
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
13 3 (9.38%) C++
13 3 (9.38%) HTML

ISTQB Foundation 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) 4G
1 12 (37.50%) LTE
2 11 (34.38%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
1 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.13%) 4G Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) LTE Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Security Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Software QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 13 (40.63%) Regression Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Test Management
3 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Coaching
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) C
2 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) ISTQB
2 14 (43.75%) ISEB
3 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.25%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle