The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 117 111
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 0 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.81% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -13.33% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Advanced 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 768 867 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.65% 39.77% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 577 441
Median daily rate £415 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +7.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 25 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Hampshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in Hampshire

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Advanced 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle