Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 February 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - +61 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.74% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
East Sussex median daily rate £450 - £380
10th Percentile £389 - £375
90th Percentile £538 - £385
South East median daily rate £345 £290 £350
% change year-on-year +18.97% -17.14% -3.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £99.50

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 East Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 80 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 14.84% 12.47% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 40
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.73% +5.69% -18.50%
10th Percentile £125 £205 £274
90th Percentile £593 £490 £389
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.00% +25.57%
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% -25.71% +100.00%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 3 £450 - 1
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) OLE
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Zephyr

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft