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 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 197 212 212
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing JBehave 2 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 1.74% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 7
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£475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £618 £393
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
792 864 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.00% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 641 533
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBehave across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JBehave Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) BDD
3 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (64.00%) Cucumber
5 15 (60.00%) TDD
5 15 (60.00%) Java
6 12 (48.00%) Finance
7 11 (44.00%) Web Services
8 10 (40.00%) SOAP
8 10 (40.00%) Robotium
8 10 (40.00%) Calabash
8 10 (40.00%) eggPlant
9 7 (28.00%) Scrum
9 7 (28.00%) Selenium
10 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
10 6 (24.00%) Banking
10 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
10 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
10 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
11 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (20.00%) Open Source
11 5 (20.00%) Android
11 5 (20.00%) QA
11 5 (20.00%) JMX
11 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (20.00%) SOA
12 4 (16.00%) Python
12 4 (16.00%) Kanban
12 4 (16.00%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (40.00%) Robotium
2 10 (40.00%) Calabash
2 10 (40.00%) eggPlant
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) jMock
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 10 (40.00%) SOAP
3 5 (20.00%) JMX
4 4 (16.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
1 5 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (92.00%) BDD
3 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (60.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) Kanban
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.00%) Line Management
10 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
10 1 (4.00%) User Stories
10 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Scala
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) Apple