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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 52 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.07% 1.27% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 8.82% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £390 £314 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.30% +42.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £304 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £322 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £170.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-74.70% +968.00%

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
126 68 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.04% 14.41% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 44 69
Median daily rate £425 £404 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +30.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £33.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +18.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Worthing -14 4 £414 +31.34%
Gatwick - 1 £335 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) Confluence
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Gatling
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) webMethods
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Gatling
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) webMethods