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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 86 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 24 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.14% 2.39% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 5.95% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 12
Average daily rate
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£381 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -59.09%
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
801 790 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.09% 40.14% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 380 402
Average daily rate £358 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £47.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.19% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Basingstoke +4 6 - -
Southampton -1 6 £425 +34.92%
Andover +6 3 £325 -
Hook - 3 £360 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Winchester -7 1 £313 +4.16% 3
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification.

1 57 (85.07%) ISTQB
2 51 (76.12%) Microsoft
3 50 (74.63%) HP
4 48 (71.64%) Security Cleared
5 46 (68.66%) SC Cleared
6 42 (62.69%) ISEB
7 38 (56.72%) Test Scripting
8 36 (53.73%) Knowledge Management
9 34 (50.75%) MS Excel
10 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
11 29 (43.28%) HTML
12 28 (41.79%) Software Testing
13 27 (40.30%) .NET
14 25 (37.31%) Oracle
14 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
14 25 (37.31%) JSP
15 24 (35.82%) UNIX
15 24 (35.82%) SAN
16 23 (34.33%) Citrix
17 22 (32.84%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (29.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 19 (28.36%) Oracle EBS
20 17 (25.37%) SQL
21 15 (22.39%) Linux
21 15 (22.39%) Cisco
21 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
21 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (22.39%) MCITP
21 15 (22.39%) Security Testing
22 14 (20.90%) PowerShell

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (50.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) SAN
2 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.97%) Selenium
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.99%) Ant
4 2 (2.99%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
1 4 (5.97%) Legal
2 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Test Analyst
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 19 (28.36%) Test Specialist
3 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Tester
5 3 (4.48%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) Defect Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.49%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (1.49%) Test Automation Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (1.49%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) .NET
3 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
3 25 (37.31%) JSP
4 6 (8.96%) Web Services
4 6 (8.96%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.97%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) XML
6 2 (2.99%) JAXB
6 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) Ajax
6 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) UNIX
2 15 (22.39%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Test Scripting
2 36 (53.73%) Knowledge Management
3 28 (41.79%) Software Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Security Testing
5 13 (19.40%) Project Management
6 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.97%) Migration
10 4 (5.97%) DSDM
10 4 (5.97%) CRM
11 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
12 2 (2.99%) Coaching
12 2 (2.99%) Functional Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Automation Testing
12 2 (2.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.37%) SQL
3 14 (20.90%) VBA
3 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.45%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) VB
6 3 (4.48%) VBScript
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (85.07%) ISTQB
2 48 (71.64%) Security Cleared
3 46 (68.66%) SC Cleared
4 42 (62.69%) ISEB
5 20 (29.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 15 (22.39%) MCITP
6 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.49%) Degree
9 1 (1.49%) HP AIS
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) VMware ESX
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (32.84%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.96%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.97%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (76.12%) Microsoft
2 50 (74.63%) HP
3 25 (37.31%) Oracle
4 23 (34.33%) Citrix
5 15 (22.39%) Cisco
6 7 (10.45%) VMware
7 6 (8.96%) McAfee
8 4 (5.97%) Ektron
9 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
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