Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +14
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 18.18% 14.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 28.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Andover median daily rate £345 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.85% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -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 39 25 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 59.09% 51.02% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 36
Andover median daily rate £363 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.17% +11.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £315 £311 £250
90th Percentile £491 £546 £478
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £395 £384
% change year-on-year +7.59% +2.93% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +7.50% -1.84% +25.38%

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 22 October 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
5 8 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) RESTful
5 8 (66.67%) User Stories
5 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (58.33%) Agile Testing
6 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (33.33%) vSphere
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) F#
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 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 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) PuTTY
1 4 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) TestNG
3 2 (16.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (66.67%) User Stories
6 7 (58.33%) Agile Testing
6 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (33.33%) API Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (33.33%) DevOps
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) F#
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Software AG
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) webMethods