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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 78 88 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -57
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 37 31 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.83% 1.50% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 3.95% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 34
Median daily rate £405 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+52.67% +2.45%
ISTQB
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
824 785 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.77% 37.89% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 466 381
Median daily rate £400 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 25
Median hourly rate £47.83 £21.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.46% -54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 -2 13 £425 +4.93%
Hook +4 4 £288 -20.13%
Winchester -7 4 - -
Basingstoke -11 4 - -
Portsmouth -4 3 £425 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 34 (57.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 31 (52.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
2 31 (52.54%) ISEB
3 29 (49.15%) SC Cleared
4 27 (45.76%) SQL
5 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
6 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
7 23 (38.98%) Linux
8 22 (37.29%) HP
8 22 (37.29%) Test Scripting
9 19 (32.20%) Security Testing
9 19 (32.20%) Unix
10 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
10 18 (30.51%) .NET
10 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
10 18 (30.51%) HTML
11 17 (28.81%) Windows
12 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
13 14 (23.73%) CRM
14 13 (22.03%) Cisco
14 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
15 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
15 12 (20.34%) Oracle
16 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (18.64%) MCITP
16 11 (18.64%) JIRA
16 11 (18.64%) V-Model

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 7 (11.86%) JBoss
1 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) IaaS
2 3 (5.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) VLAN
2 7 (11.86%) SAN
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) GPRS
6 1 (1.69%) Network Security
6 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) JIRA
2 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
2 8 (13.56%) HP UFT
2 8 (13.56%) Selenium
3 7 (11.86%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.69%) Testopia
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
1 19 (32.20%) Test Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Test Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Test Specialist
4 6 (10.17%) Security Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Integration Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Integration Test Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Tester
6 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Integration Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
1 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) Qt
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Smart Meter
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Linux
2 19 (32.20%) Unix
3 17 (28.81%) Windows
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Software Testing
2 22 (37.29%) Test Scripting
3 19 (32.20%) Security Testing
4 14 (23.73%) CRM
5 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
6 11 (18.64%) Defect Management
6 11 (18.64%) V-Model
7 10 (16.95%) Functional Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.25%) Case Management
8 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management
9 8 (13.56%) Integration Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Test Management
10 7 (11.86%) BDD
10 7 (11.86%) Information Assurance
10 7 (11.86%) Migration
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 7 (11.86%) Stress Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.95%) VB
5 9 (15.25%) Java
6 8 (13.56%) C#
6 8 (13.56%) VBScript
7 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.78%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 31 (52.54%) ISEB
2 31 (52.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
3 29 (49.15%) SC Cleared
4 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (18.64%) MCITP
5 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (11.86%) CCNA
7 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.69%) CISSP
9 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware ESX
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (10.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.29%) HP
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco
4 12 (20.34%) Oracle
5 8 (13.56%) VMware
6 6 (10.17%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Arqiva
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) Pega
8 1 (1.69%) Rally
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Remedy
8 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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