The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 133 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 17 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 2.20% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Median daily rate £380 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £352 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 - £11.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
741 499 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.82% 16.56% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 247 229
Median daily rate £330 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 21
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £47.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Glasgow +14 12 £388 +29.16% 2
Edinburgh -16 3 £300 -7.69%
Fife - 2 £98 -
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ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 32 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 29 (90.63%) ISEB
3 15 (46.88%) HP
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 12 (37.50%) Security Testing
6 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
7 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (28.13%) Unix
8 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
9 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (25.00%) MCITP
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Selenium

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.25%) Robot Framework
3 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
1 17 (53.13%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) DHTML
3 2 (6.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
1 2 (6.25%) EMV
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 12 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) VB
5 4 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 29 (90.63%) ISEB
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.00%) MCITP
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) HP
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
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