Period
to 16 January 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 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.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.43% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Gatwick median daily rate £350 - -
West Sussex median daily rate £300 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -29.41% +34.92% -
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 66 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 47.14% 37.90% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 30
Gatwick median daily rate £350 £366 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -9.85% -1.52%
10th Percentile £125 £313 £120
90th Percentile £480 £500 £551
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £410 £385
% change year-on-year +3.60% +6.56% +13.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 0
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.25 £35.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +35.00% +105.88% -15.00%

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

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

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (50.00%) Maximo
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Document Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Traceability Matrix
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP