Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - +21 -1
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 12.50% - 9.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% - 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Andover median daily rate £463 - £310
10th Percentile £429 - £265
90th Percentile £486 - £425
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £15.00

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 25 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 52.08% 74.16% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 35
Andover median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - -8.28%
10th Percentile £341 £273 £269
90th Percentile £543 £489 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Andover median hourly rate - - £15.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.67
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +71.84%

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 10 December 2017, 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 Andover region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) F#
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 6 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) API Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 6 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) API Testing
2 5 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) F#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Software AG
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) webMethods