The table below looks at the statistics for JBehave skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBehave over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 120 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing JBehave 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 2.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £180
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +94.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
205 246 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.35% 9.53% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 142 88
Average daily rate £340 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

JBehave
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBehave across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JBehave Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JBehave
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBehave across the Berkshire region.

JBehave Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JBehave also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JBehave.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) HTTP
5 4 (50.00%) VXML
5 4 (50.00%) JMS
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) SaaS
5 4 (50.00%) CCXML
6 3 (37.50%) Gradle
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (37.50%) BDD
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Ant
6 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 1 (12.50%) XPath
8 1 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JBehave also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JBehave. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) Gradle
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Robotium
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) VXML
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) CCXML
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cadence