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 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
Behat
Rank 548 562 529
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing Behat 30 7 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.015% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.12% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 33
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
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 £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +29 22 £344 -8.33% 9
North West - 5 £225 - 2
South West - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (50.00%) MySQL
4 24 (48.00%) TDD
5 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (42.00%) HTML
6 21 (42.00%) CSS
6 21 (42.00%) BDD
7 20 (40.00%) Selenium
7 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 18 (36.00%) Symfony
9 17 (34.00%) Zend
10 16 (32.00%) jQuery
10 16 (32.00%) OO
10 16 (32.00%) MVC
11 14 (28.00%) Linux
11 14 (28.00%) PHPUnit
12 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (22.00%) Scrum
14 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 10 (20.00%) Ruby
14 10 (20.00%) Java
14 10 (20.00%) Laravel
14 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
16 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
16 8 (16.00%) RESTful
16 8 (16.00%) SQL
16 8 (16.00%) OO PHP
17 7 (14.00%) Ajax

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.00%) Drupal
3 3 (6.00%) nginx
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Selenium
1 20 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.00%) PHPUnit
3 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.00%) JIRA
7 3 (6.00%) PhantomJS
7 3 (6.00%) Grunt
7 3 (6.00%) Subversion
7 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 3 (6.00%) Ant
7 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.00%) PhpStorm
9 1 (2.00%) Yeoman
9 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
General
1 3 (6.00%) Back Office
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Billing
2 2 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Lead PHP Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
1 21 (42.00%) CSS
2 18 (36.00%) Symfony
3 16 (32.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.00%) Laravel
5 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
5 8 (16.00%) RESTful
6 7 (14.00%) Ajax
6 7 (14.00%) LAMP
7 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
7 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (10.00%) .NET
8 5 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (10.00%) Yii
9 4 (8.00%) XML
10 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.00%) Sass
10 3 (6.00%) Web Services
10 3 (6.00%) OAuth
10 3 (6.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Social Network
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) CentOS
2 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 21 (42.00%) BDD
4 16 (32.00%) OO
4 16 (32.00%) MVC
5 11 (22.00%) Scrum
6 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.00%) OO PHP
8 6 (12.00%) Web Development
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.00%) OOP
10 4 (8.00%) Data Management
11 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) User Stories
11 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Project Management
11 3 (6.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Ruby
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 6 (12.00%) PHP5
6 5 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Golang
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Capistrano
1 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.00%) Ansible
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Zend
2 3 (6.00%) SendGrid
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Telerik
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