The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 575 605 596
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing Behat 53 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.055% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 17
Median daily rate £415 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £338 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.95% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Behat
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15180 15229 14176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.25% 28.64% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10607 10513 9128
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Behat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +32 41 £425 +20.56% 2
London -26 9 £320 -23.58% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £390 - 1
Midlands - 1 £500 -
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Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Behat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Behat.

1 80 (89.89%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (87.64%) BDD
3 77 (86.52%) PHP
4 66 (74.16%) Git (software)
5 64 (71.91%) JavaScript
6 61 (68.54%) Cucumber
7 58 (65.17%) WebDriver
8 53 (59.55%) Jenkins
9 47 (52.81%) Docker
10 44 (49.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (49.44%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (48.31%) HTML
12 40 (44.94%) CSS
13 35 (39.33%) OO
13 35 (39.33%) Elasticsearch
14 32 (35.96%) MVC
15 31 (34.83%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (34.83%) Zend
16 29 (32.58%) JIRA
16 29 (32.58%) CSS3
16 29 (32.58%) Front End Development
17 28 (31.46%) OO PHP
18 27 (30.34%) Doctrine
19 26 (29.21%) AngularJS
20 25 (28.09%) Zend Framework
21 24 (26.97%) TDD
21 24 (26.97%) Unix
21 24 (26.97%) Linux
21 24 (26.97%) HTTP
22 23 (25.84%) Open Source

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (39.33%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (23.60%) Confluence
3 5 (5.62%) Drupal
4 3 (3.37%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.83%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (17.98%) MySQL
3 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.62%) GIS
4 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (74.16%) Git (software)
2 61 (68.54%) Cucumber
3 58 (65.17%) WebDriver
4 53 (59.55%) Jenkins
5 29 (32.58%) JIRA
6 21 (23.60%) Grunt
6 21 (23.60%) gulp
7 19 (21.35%) Selenium
8 13 (14.61%) Protractor
9 12 (13.48%) Jasmine
10 11 (12.36%) PHPUnit
10 11 (12.36%) Vagrant
11 8 (8.99%) Mocha
12 7 (7.87%) Appium
12 7 (7.87%) Capybara
12 7 (7.87%) SpecFlow
12 7 (7.87%) Subversion
13 6 (6.74%) WATIR
14 5 (5.62%) Ant
14 5 (5.62%) JMeter
General
1 5 (5.62%) Games
1 5 (5.62%) Retail
1 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (74.16%) Developer
2 34 (38.20%) Senior Developer
3 31 (34.83%) PHP Developer
4 21 (23.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (16.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 13 (14.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (10.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) PHP Zend Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Tester
9 5 (5.62%) Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (5.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (5.62%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) HTML
2 40 (44.94%) CSS
3 29 (32.58%) CSS3
4 27 (30.34%) Doctrine
5 26 (29.21%) AngularJS
6 25 (28.09%) Zend Framework
7 20 (22.47%) Twig
8 16 (17.98%) LESS
8 16 (17.98%) Sass
8 16 (17.98%) Symfony
9 14 (15.73%) Gherkin
10 13 (14.61%) XML
11 11 (12.36%) Web Services
12 10 (11.24%) Ajax
12 10 (11.24%) RESTful
13 9 (10.11%) HTML5
14 6 (6.74%) JSON
15 5 (5.62%) REST
16 4 (4.49%) JMS
16 4 (4.49%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Visualisation
2 11 (12.36%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Linux
1 24 (26.97%) Unix
2 15 (16.85%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.49%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (89.89%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (87.64%) BDD
3 44 (49.44%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (49.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 35 (39.33%) OO
5 32 (35.96%) MVC
6 29 (32.58%) Front End Development
7 28 (31.46%) OO PHP
8 24 (26.97%) TDD
9 23 (25.84%) Open Source
10 19 (21.35%) Case Management
11 18 (20.22%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.48%) Line Management
13 11 (12.36%) Scrum
13 11 (12.36%) Service Design
14 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
14 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.99%) Progressive Enhancement
14 8 (8.99%) Software Testing
15 7 (7.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (86.52%) PHP
2 64 (71.91%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Java
5 8 (8.99%) C#
5 8 (8.99%) Ruby
6 4 (4.49%) Apex Code
6 4 (4.49%) SOQL
6 4 (4.49%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) DBS Check
2 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) ISEB
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.60%) WAI
2 4 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.49%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (52.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Ansible
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Zend
2 7 (7.87%) Rally
3 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.12%) comScore
4 1 (1.12%) Gigya
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
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