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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 566 533 551
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs citing Behat 20 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.36% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 4
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£380 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -
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
6772 6098 5158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.36% 12.73% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4523 3938 3275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 134 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 10 £363 +7.40% 10
South West - 7 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 £376 -
South East -15 1 £425 +41.66% 2
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Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (91.30%) PHP
2 31 (67.39%) BDD
3 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (39.13%) Selenium
5 18 (39.13%) Symfony
6 17 (36.96%) MySQL
6 17 (36.96%) HTML
7 16 (34.78%) Scrum
8 15 (32.61%) CSS
9 14 (30.43%) Gherkin
10 13 (28.26%) PHPUnit
11 12 (26.09%) Varnish
11 12 (26.09%) QA
12 11 (23.91%) TDD
12 11 (23.91%) JMeter
12 11 (23.91%) LAMP
12 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
12 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
12 11 (23.91%) HTML5
13 10 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (21.74%) Drupal
13 10 (21.74%) CSS3
13 10 (21.74%) Redis
14 9 (19.57%) Puppet
14 9 (19.57%) Vagrant
14 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
14 9 (19.57%) Drush
15 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
15 8 (17.39%) Git (software)

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (21.74%) Drupal
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) MySQL
2 10 (21.74%) Redis
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (39.13%) Selenium
3 13 (28.26%) PHPUnit
4 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
4 11 (23.91%) JMeter
5 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
6 8 (17.39%) JIRA
6 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.87%) JUnit
8 4 (8.70%) PhpStorm
8 4 (8.70%) GitLab
9 2 (4.35%) gulp
9 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.17%) Subversion
10 1 (2.17%) Maven
10 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.17%) TestNG
10 1 (2.17%) Appium
General
1 1 (2.17%) Games
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Drupal Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Tester
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) Symfony
2 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 15 (32.61%) CSS
4 14 (30.43%) Gherkin
5 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
5 11 (23.91%) HTML5
5 11 (23.91%) LAMP
6 10 (21.74%) CSS3
7 9 (19.57%) Drush
8 2 (4.35%) XML
8 2 (4.35%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.35%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (4.35%) Doctrine
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
9 1 (2.17%) RESTful
9 1 (2.17%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) Web Services
9 1 (2.17%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) NHS
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) BDD
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.39%) DevOps
6 7 (15.22%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) User Stories
8 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (8.70%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) OOP
10 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Content Management
10 2 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) PHP
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
1 9 (19.57%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Zend