Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worthing with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 October 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 > Worthing
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -16
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 18 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 4.37% 1.27% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.22% 12.00% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Worthing median daily rate £423 £431 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -1.77% -
10th Percentile £347 £416 £329
90th Percentile £446 £447 £537
West Sussex median daily rate £423 £340 £438
% change year-on-year +24.26% -22.29% +50.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worthing 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 Worthing with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worthing
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 25 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 21.60% 10.59% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 36
Worthing median daily rate £453 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -9.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £368 £313 £284
90th Percentile £574 £456 £588
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.25% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Worthing median hourly rate £40.00 - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £31.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +63.20% -27.33% +156.72%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Worthing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Worthing

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Worthing region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (88.89%) Java
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) Oracle
3 15 (83.33%) XML
3 15 (83.33%) Unix
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 12 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (61.11%) JIRA
6 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
7 9 (50.00%) Confluence
7 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (50.00%) Selenium
7 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (50.00%) webMethods
7 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (44.44%) Toad
9 7 (38.89%) SOAP
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 7 (38.89%) QA
9 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (27.78%) Open Source
11 5 (27.78%) Gatling
11 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (22.22%) JMeter
13 3 (16.67%) Scrum

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 9 (50.00%) Confluence
1 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) Toad
4 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
5 5 (27.78%) Gatling
6 4 (22.22%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Unix
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) API Testing
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) webMethods
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) IBM