The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gosport with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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)
Hampshire / Gosport
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 8
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 0 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gosport - 18.97% 44.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - 19.64% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 9
Median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £326
% change year-on-year +6.23% -0.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.91% +20.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Gosport.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gosport
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1 56 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gosport 100.00% 96.55% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 151 68
Median daily rate £300 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gosport

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Gosport

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Gosport