Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 August 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.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing ISTQB 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.45% 2.80% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 7.63% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 - £425
10th Percentile £313 - £408
90th Percentile £338 - £435
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £325 £405
% change year-on-year +19.23% -19.75% +8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 118 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 34.32% 36.76% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 49
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +17.31% -
10th Percentile £269 £280 £213
90th Percentile £638 £476 £528
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 20
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.92% +1.77%
10th Percentile £39.51 £17.11 £34.58
90th Percentile £47.83 £54.46 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +140.00%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Portsmouth

ISTQB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB in Portsmouth

ISTQB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISTQB in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared