The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Behat 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Behat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
622 726 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.16% 28.96% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 428 375
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Behat across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Behat
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Behat across the East of England region.

Behat Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Behat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Behat 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 Behat.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Magento
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Appium
3 5 (71.43%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Behat 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 Behat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Appium
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Tester
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (57.14%) Web Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) Document Management
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA