The first table below looks at the demand for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 544 536 489
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -47
Contract jobs citing Behat 26 6 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.013% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.11% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6375 5469 5622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.91% 11.76% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 3517 3368
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 134 206
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Behat
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Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Behat
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Behat Daily Rate Trend in England

Behat
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Behat across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in England

Behat
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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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
London +15 18 £344 -5.17% 10
Yorkshire - 6 £310 -
South East - 1 £300 - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 45 (93.75%) PHP
2 32 (66.67%) TDD
3 26 (54.17%) MySQL
4 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) Selenium
5 21 (43.75%) BDD
5 21 (43.75%) CSS
5 21 (43.75%) HTML
6 19 (39.58%) PHPUnit
6 19 (39.58%) Symfony
6 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
7 17 (35.42%) OO
8 16 (33.33%) MVC
9 15 (31.25%) Zend
9 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
10 14 (29.17%) LAMP
11 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (27.08%) Scrum
11 13 (27.08%) OO PHP
12 12 (25.00%) Ajax
13 11 (22.92%) Ruby
13 11 (22.92%) Java
14 10 (20.83%) SQL
14 10 (20.83%) Linux
15 9 (18.75%) XML
15 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
15 9 (18.75%) jQuery
16 8 (16.67%) QA
16 8 (16.67%) Open Source

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) Drupal
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.25%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Selenium
2 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (39.58%) PHPUnit
3 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
5 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.25%) Grunt
6 3 (6.25%) PhantomJS
6 3 (6.25%) Maven
6 3 (6.25%) Ant
7 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
General
1 5 (10.42%) Back Office
1 5 (10.42%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) PHP Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Tester
4 8 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) HTML
1 21 (43.75%) CSS
2 19 (39.58%) Symfony
3 14 (29.17%) LAMP
4 12 (25.00%) Ajax
5 9 (18.75%) XML
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
6 7 (14.58%) .NET
7 6 (12.50%) RESTful
8 5 (10.42%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (10.42%) Gherkin
9 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.25%) Web Services
10 3 (6.25%) REST
10 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.25%) Grails
10 3 (6.25%) Zend Framework
10 3 (6.25%) JSON
11 2 (4.17%) SOAP
11 2 (4.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.08%) Debian
3 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.08%) CentOS
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) TDD
2 21 (43.75%) BDD
3 17 (35.42%) OO
4 16 (33.33%) MVC
5 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (27.08%) Scrum
6 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.08%) OO PHP
7 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Data Management
10 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.33%) OOP
10 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.33%) User Stories
10 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Web Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) PHP
2 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) Ruby
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) PHP5
6 6 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) C#
8 3 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Zend
2 1 (2.08%) SendGrid
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