Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - +47 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.62% - 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.86% - 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Brighton median daily rate £450 - £380
10th Percentile £263 - £375
90th Percentile £525 - £385
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £344 £320
% change year-on-year +16.45% +7.34% -32.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB 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 Brighton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Brighton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 28 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 9.06% 7.76% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 19
Brighton median daily rate £425 £242 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.62% -21.94% -17.33%
10th Percentile £263 £205 £271
90th Percentile £523 £379 £385
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £344 £325
% change year-on-year +16.45% +5.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Brighton median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.00% -36.43%
East Sussex median hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -48.00% +58.20%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Brighton

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Brighton

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Brighton over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (40.00%) OLE
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Lead
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) OLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft