The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 95 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 19 24 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.11% 1.28% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 2.98% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 21
Median daily rate £305 £300 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +133.54%

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
702 805 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.84% 42.86% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 478 431
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 32
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 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

ISTQB Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

ISTQB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ISTQB Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 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 - 2 £350 - 1
Portsmouth -1 1 - - 1
Winchester -5 1 £263 +5.00%
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Hook - 1 £310 -
Eastleigh - 1 £438 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 21 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (50.00%) HP
3 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 15 (41.67%) Test Management
6 14 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (36.11%) ISEB
8 12 (33.33%) LTE
8 12 (33.33%) 4G
9 11 (30.56%) Wireless
9 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
10 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
11 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 9 (25.00%) SQL
12 8 (22.22%) Windows
13 7 (19.44%) Linux
14 6 (16.67%) Python
14 6 (16.67%) Java
14 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
15 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
15 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
15 5 (13.89%) C#
15 5 (13.89%) .NET
15 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
16 4 (11.11%) MS Office
16 4 (11.11%) HTML
16 4 (11.11%) Unix
16 4 (11.11%) Active Directory

ISTQB
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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) 4G
1 12 (33.33%) LTE
2 11 (30.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
1 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Tester
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 4G Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) LTE Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Security Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Integration Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) Kendo UI
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 15 (41.67%) Test Management
3 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) ISEB
4 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) MCITP
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (2.78%) MCSA
9 1 (2.78%) MCSE
9 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Telerik
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
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