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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behat
UK / England
Rank 545 572 572
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing Behat 23 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.079% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 15
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13042 13691 13013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.50% 28.62% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9123 9522 8674
Median daily rate £425 £408 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 232 175
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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
London -4 10 £325 -18.75% 9
East Midlands - 7 £420 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £425 - 3
North East - 2 £288 - 1
South East +10 1 £300 -14.28% 1
West Midlands - 1 £440 -
Behat
UK

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 48 (90.57%) PHP
2 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (66.04%) BDD
4 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
5 24 (45.28%) PHPUnit
6 23 (43.40%) Git (software)
6 23 (43.40%) HTML
6 23 (43.40%) CSS
7 20 (37.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (33.96%) Drupal
9 17 (32.08%) Web Development
10 16 (30.19%) OO
10 16 (30.19%) CSS3
10 16 (30.19%) Sass
11 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
11 15 (28.30%) Symfony
12 14 (26.42%) Jasmine
12 14 (26.42%) Cucumber
13 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (24.53%) Docker
13 13 (24.53%) jQuery
14 12 (22.64%) QA
14 12 (22.64%) TDD
14 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (22.64%) HTTP
14 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
14 12 (22.64%) OO PHP
14 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
14 12 (22.64%) Doctrine
15 11 (20.75%) JMS

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 18 (33.96%) Drupal
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.87%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) PHPUnit
2 23 (43.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
4 14 (26.42%) Cucumber
4 14 (26.42%) Jasmine
5 8 (15.09%) Grunt
5 8 (15.09%) gulp
5 8 (15.09%) Mocha
5 8 (15.09%) WebDriver
6 7 (13.21%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (1.89%) JUnit
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Senior Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (22.64%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Tester
5 5 (9.43%) Digital Developer
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) CSS
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 16 (30.19%) CSS3
2 16 (30.19%) Sass
3 15 (28.30%) Symfony
4 13 (24.53%) jQuery
5 12 (22.64%) Doctrine
6 11 (20.75%) JMS
7 9 (16.98%) RESTful
7 9 (16.98%) Web Services
8 8 (15.09%) HTML5
8 8 (15.09%) Twig
9 7 (13.21%) LAMP
10 6 (11.32%) RequireJS
10 6 (11.32%) Zend Framework
11 5 (9.43%) Node.js
12 3 (5.66%) Laravel
13 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
13 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (66.04%) BDD
3 20 (37.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (32.08%) Web Development
5 16 (30.19%) OO
6 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
7 12 (22.64%) OO PHP
7 12 (22.64%) TDD
8 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
9 8 (15.09%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (13.21%) Kanban
10 7 (13.21%) OOP
10 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (11.32%) B2B
11 6 (11.32%) B2C
11 6 (11.32%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (11.32%) Refactoring
12 5 (9.43%) Automation Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) PHP
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) PHP 5
4 2 (3.77%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
2 8 (15.09%) WAI
3 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.89%) SDET
4 1 (1.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) Piwik
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Zend
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.89%) New Relic
2 1 (1.89%) Pardot
2 1 (1.89%) PayPal
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.89%) SAP