Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +11
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 17.33% 9.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category 31.71% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Andover median daily rate £365 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.36% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £346 £325 £405
% change year-on-year +6.54% -19.75% +3.18%
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 41 52 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 54.67% 59.77% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 34
Andover median daily rate £356 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.37% +2.81% +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £325
90th Percentile £459 £560 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +176.74%

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Ant
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
1 13 (100.00%) Software AG
1 13 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) webMethods
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (100.00%) F#
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) TestNG
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
1 13 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 13 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 13 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Ant
1 13 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 13 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 13 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 13 (100.00%) TestNG
2 11 (84.62%) LoadRunner
2 11 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) API Testing
1 13 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
3 11 (84.62%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
3 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
4 10 (76.92%) Kanban
5 9 (69.23%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) F#
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (15.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Software AG
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) webMethods