The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 527 527 514
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Behat 25 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.046% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.38% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 2
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£400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6380 5546 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.38% 12.03% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3574 3050
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 108 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £21.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £48.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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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
London 0 23 £400 +14.28% 9
South East -27 1 £350 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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UK

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) BDD
4 20 (41.67%) HTML
5 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) Scrum
5 17 (35.42%) Selenium
6 16 (33.33%) CSS
7 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 13 (27.08%) TDD
9 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (25.00%) PHPUnit
10 11 (22.92%) Linux
10 11 (22.92%) MySQL
11 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.75%) jQuery
12 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
13 8 (16.67%) OO
13 8 (16.67%) HTML5
14 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
14 7 (14.58%) QA
14 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) JMeter
14 7 (14.58%) Ruby
14 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Symfony
15 6 (12.50%) ISEB
15 6 (12.50%) Java

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) Redis
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
5 7 (14.58%) JMeter
6 5 (10.42%) Hudson
7 4 (8.33%) Subversion
8 2 (4.17%) RSpec
9 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.08%) PhpStorm
9 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.08%) JUnit
9 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Tester
3 9 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Magento Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) jQuery
3 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
4 8 (16.67%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) Symfony
6 5 (10.42%) Sass
7 4 (8.33%) LAMP
7 4 (8.33%) CSS3
7 4 (8.33%) RESTful
8 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) Doctrine
9 2 (4.17%) Drush
9 2 (4.17%) Web Services
9 2 (4.17%) XML
9 2 (4.17%) Laravel
9 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (2.08%) REST
10 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) BDD
3 17 (35.42%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (6.25%) SOA
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) Ruby
4 6 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) PHP5
6 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Varnish
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Zend
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Telerik
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