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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 105 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 15 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.83% 0.67% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 1.60% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 22
Median daily rate £350 £388 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £256 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £331 £386
% change year-on-year
- -14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +806.66%

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
770 810 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.68% 41.93% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 515 435
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +203.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £60.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Fareham - 5 £325 -
Andover - 4 £400 - 1
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 £280 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 26 (78.79%) ISTQB
2 25 (75.76%) HP
3 20 (60.61%) ISEB
4 18 (54.55%) Test Management
5 16 (48.48%) Regression Testing
6 15 (45.45%) SQL
7 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
7 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
7 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 12 (36.36%) LTE
8 12 (36.36%) 4G
8 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (33.33%) Wireless
9 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
11 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 8 (24.24%) VMware
13 7 (21.21%) JIRA
13 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
14 6 (18.18%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) Service Management
14 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
14 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
14 6 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
15 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
15 5 (15.15%) User Experience
15 5 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
15 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) 4G
1 12 (36.36%) LTE
2 11 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) PuTTY
3 5 (15.15%) WinSCP
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
2 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
2 5 (15.15%) Toad
3 3 (9.09%) Robot Framework
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
1 18 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) BSS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Integration Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Test Management
2 16 (48.48%) Regression Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
4 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
6 6 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (15.15%) ETL
7 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) F#
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) ISTQB
2 20 (60.61%) ISEB
3 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (6.06%) MCITP
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) HP
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Remedy
5 4 (12.12%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
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