Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 19 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 4.82% 1.17% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.59% 5.77% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
Worthing median daily rate £420 - £370
10th Percentile £364 - £318
90th Percentile £448 - £473
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +40.00% -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 108 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worthing 27.41% 20.31% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 40
Worthing median daily rate £420 £418 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -3.06% +11.14%
10th Percentile £319 £283 £325
90th Percentile £568 £474 £575
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Worthing median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £47.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.94% +35.00% +105.88%

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Worthing over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Worthing

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) ISEB
1 19 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (78.95%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 14 (73.68%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) Unix
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) JIRA
4 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
5 11 (57.89%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
6 9 (47.37%) Selenium
6 9 (47.37%) Confluence
6 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
6 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
6 9 (47.37%) webMethods
7 8 (42.11%) Toad
8 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (31.58%) QA
10 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
10 5 (26.32%) SOAP
10 5 (26.32%) JMeter
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (21.05%) Scrum
11 4 (21.05%) BDD
11 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Gatling

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 (47.37%) Confluence
1 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 8 (42.11%) Toad
4 5 (26.32%) JMeter
4 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
5 4 (21.05%) Gatling
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) UI Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Unix
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
2 11 (57.89%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) API Testing
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) ISEB
1 19 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) webMethods
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) IBM