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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 100 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 17 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 1.75% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 4.71% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 23
Median daily rate £405 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +11.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £311 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
- +122.22%
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
840 786 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 43.05% 37.08% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 482 422
Median daily rate £385 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 24
Median hourly rate £47.83 £20.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.31% -54.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £10.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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
Gosport -13 6 £405 +1.25%
Basingstoke -10 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £419 -
Southampton +12 1 £300 -33.33% 1
Hook +1 1 £285 -20.93%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 29 (87.88%) ISEB
3 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
4 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
5 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
6 14 (42.42%) Security Testing
6 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (36.36%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) HP
9 11 (33.33%) Selenium
9 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
10 10 (30.30%) .NET
11 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 9 (27.27%) Cisco
11 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
11 9 (27.27%) BDD
11 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
11 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (24.24%) MCITP
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (24.24%) Finance
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (24.24%) SQL
12 8 (24.24%) VBScript
12 8 (24.24%) Unix
13 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
13 7 (21.21%) MS Office

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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) IaaS
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Military
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
1 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Integration Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Integration Test Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Test Specialist
2 5 (15.15%) Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Security Testing
3 9 (27.27%) BDD
3 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) CRM
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 6 (18.18%) Test Management
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
5 5 (15.15%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.06%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) VBScript
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 29 (87.88%) ISEB
3 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
4 19 (57.58%) SC Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (24.24%) MCITP
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.03%) CCNA
8 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) HP
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Arqiva
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
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