Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 12 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +23
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 14 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 23.73% 11.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Andover median daily rate £360 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.16% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Foundation Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Andover
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 77.97% 60.38% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 28
Andover median daily rate £400 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +8.93% -11.07%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £255
90th Percentile £530 £535 £508
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +6.67% -11.97%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Andover

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Andover

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Andover over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Andover

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
1 14 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 14 (100.00%) RESTful
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 14 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Testing
2 13 (92.86%) User Stories
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Manual Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Confluence
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) RESTful
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 14 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Manual Testing
2 13 (92.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) User Stories
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
1 14 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle