The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 39 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.24% 2.15% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 10.31% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate £315 £220 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
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 West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 97 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.78% 20.86% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 66 54
Average daily rate £408 £295 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.13% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

ISTQB
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

ISTQB Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

ISTQB
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Worthing +4 2 £315 +43.18%
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 - 1
Crawley - 1 £300 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing ISTQB 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.

1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Test Management
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Validation
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) SAP
8 2 (18.18%) Selenium
8 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
8 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Billing
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
9 1 (9.09%) Confluence
9 1 (9.09%) iPad
9 1 (9.09%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing ISTQB 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) jMock
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Lead
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago