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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 84 65 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 32 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.49% 2.14% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 5.46% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
Average daily rate
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£393 £328 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.84% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £289 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £382 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £11.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+68.08% -60.83%
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
797 732 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.07% 39.14% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 317 282
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.97% +38.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 March 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 March 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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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
Southampton - 12 £393 -
Winchester - - - -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (93.33%) ISTQB
2 68 (90.67%) HP
3 65 (86.67%) Security Cleared
4 63 (84.00%) SC Cleared
4 63 (84.00%) Microsoft
5 49 (65.33%) Knowledge Management
6 44 (58.67%) SAN
7 43 (57.33%) Citrix
8 42 (56.00%) Oracle
9 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
10 40 (53.33%) HTML
11 38 (50.67%) .NET
11 38 (50.67%) Test Scripting
12 37 (49.33%) MS Excel
12 37 (49.33%) Oracle EBS
13 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
13 36 (48.00%) JSP
14 35 (46.67%) UNIX
15 32 (42.67%) ISEB
15 32 (42.67%) HP Quality Center
16 31 (41.33%) Software Testing
17 22 (29.33%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (29.33%) VBA
18 21 (28.00%) Project Management
18 21 (28.00%) TCP/IP
19 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
20 16 (21.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
21 14 (18.67%) Linux
22 12 (16.00%) SQL
22 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (49.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 37 (49.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 44 (58.67%) SAN
2 21 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
4 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.00%) SSL
4 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Test Analyst
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Test Specialist
3 9 (12.00%) Tester
4 7 (9.33%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Defect Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Security Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Integration Tester
8 1 (1.33%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.33%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (1.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.33%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.33%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.33%) Consultant
8 1 (1.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (53.33%) HTML
2 38 (50.67%) .NET
3 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (48.00%) JSP
4 5 (6.67%) Web Services
5 4 (5.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) JAXB
6 1 (1.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) Ajax
6 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) UNIX
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Knowledge Management
2 38 (50.67%) Test Scripting
3 31 (41.33%) Software Testing
4 21 (28.00%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Security Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.33%) DSDM
9 4 (5.33%) CRM
10 3 (4.00%) Workflow
10 3 (4.00%) Validation
10 3 (4.00%) Migration
10 3 (4.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.67%) User Stories
11 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.67%) Coaching
11 2 (2.67%) CMMI
11 2 (2.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (29.33%) VBA
3 12 (16.00%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.67%) VB
6 3 (4.00%) VBScript
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (93.33%) ISTQB
2 65 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 63 (84.00%) SC Cleared
4 32 (42.67%) ISEB
5 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
6 16 (21.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (14.67%) MCITP
9 4 (5.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.33%) MCSE
10 1 (1.33%) CCNP
10 1 (1.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (42.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.00%) Nessus
3 3 (4.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 68 (90.67%) HP
2 63 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (57.33%) Citrix
4 42 (56.00%) Oracle
5 11 (14.67%) Cisco
6 5 (6.67%) McAfee
6 5 (6.67%) VMware
7 4 (5.33%) Ektron
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