Period
to 20 January 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 20 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 > Worthing
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 37 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 0.78% 2.64% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 11.69% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Worthing median daily rate - £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.42% -
West Sussex median daily rate £300 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -29.41% +34.92% -
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 52 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 20.39% 22.58% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 22
Worthing median daily rate £425 £428 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.78% +10.54% +6.90%
10th Percentile £300 £324 £260
90th Percentile £630 £575 £593
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £408 £385
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.97% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Worthing median hourly rate £50.00 - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +42.86% +22.50%

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 20 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 Worthing region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods