Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 September 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
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick - 0.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Gatwick median daily rate - £330 -
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £330 £438
% change year-on-year +27.27% -24.57% +50.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex 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 Gatwick with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gatwick
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 67.59% 49.31% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 47
Gatwick median daily rate £475 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £289 £141 £284
90th Percentile £563 £475 £471
West Sussex median daily rate £440 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.25% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 8
Gatwick median hourly rate £51.00 £48.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +2.65% +182.13%
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £22.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +126.67% -48.86% +155.11%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Gatwick

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Gatwick