The table below looks at the statistics for JBehave skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBehave over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JBehave
Rank 143 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Contract jobs citing JBehave 7 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 2.05% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 16
Average daily rate £413 £430 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £297 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £585 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £328
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JBehave
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
415 733 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 14.27% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 589 543
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

JBehave
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

JBehave Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JBehave
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

JBehave Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Test Management
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) Appium

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Appium
3 3 (30.00%) Calabash
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (20.00%) Cobertura
4 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Behat
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
1 2 (20.00%) JPA
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP