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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 577 587 574
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Behat 36 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 15
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -2.43%
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
13924 13441 13271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.28% 27.29% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9980 9024 8932
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 185 166
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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
London +13 21 £425 +13.33% 2
South West -1 7 £400 +45.45%
Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 3
East of England - 3 - -
Behat
UK

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 60 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (75.68%) BDD
3 55 (74.32%) PHP
4 53 (71.62%) Git (software)
5 45 (60.81%) JavaScript
6 41 (55.41%) HTML
7 39 (52.70%) Cucumber
8 33 (44.59%) TDD
8 33 (44.59%) WebDriver
8 33 (44.59%) Selenium
9 32 (43.24%) SQL
10 29 (39.19%) Test Automation
11 27 (36.49%) CSS
12 22 (29.73%) JIRA
12 22 (29.73%) Sass
13 21 (28.38%) MVC
14 20 (27.03%) RESTful
14 20 (27.03%) PHPUnit
15 19 (25.68%) XML
15 19 (25.68%) MySQL
16 18 (24.32%) CSS3
17 16 (21.62%) OO
18 15 (20.27%) QA
19 14 (18.92%) HTML5
19 14 (18.92%) Unix
19 14 (18.92%) Scrum
19 14 (18.92%) Laravel
20 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
20 13 (17.57%) Subversion
21 12 (16.22%) C#

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 8 (10.81%) Confluence
2 7 (9.46%) Drupal
3 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) DB2
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (71.62%) Git (software)
2 39 (52.70%) Cucumber
3 33 (44.59%) Selenium
3 33 (44.59%) WebDriver
4 22 (29.73%) JIRA
5 20 (27.03%) PHPUnit
6 13 (17.57%) Subversion
7 12 (16.22%) Jasmine
8 11 (14.86%) Capybara
8 11 (14.86%) SpecFlow
8 11 (14.86%) Vagrant
9 9 (12.16%) Appium
9 9 (12.16%) Grunt
9 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
10 8 (10.81%) gulp
10 8 (10.81%) Mocha
10 8 (10.81%) WATIR
11 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (4.05%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (12.16%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Developer
2 22 (29.73%) PHP Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Tester
5 11 (14.86%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.16%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.81%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Consultant
8 7 (9.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (9.46%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (9.46%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
9 6 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.76%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) QA Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (55.41%) HTML
2 27 (36.49%) CSS
3 22 (29.73%) Sass
4 20 (27.03%) RESTful
5 19 (25.68%) XML
6 18 (24.32%) CSS3
7 14 (18.92%) HTML5
7 14 (18.92%) Laravel
8 12 (16.22%) Symfony
9 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (10.81%) JSON
11 8 (10.81%) Twig
11 8 (10.81%) Web Services
12 7 (9.46%) REST
13 6 (8.11%) Zend Framework
14 5 (6.76%) Ajax
14 5 (6.76%) jQuery
14 5 (6.76%) LESS
15 4 (5.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) Fintech
4 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Unix
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) CentOS
3 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (75.68%) BDD
3 33 (44.59%) TDD
4 29 (39.19%) Test Automation
5 21 (28.38%) MVC
6 16 (21.62%) OO
7 14 (18.92%) Scrum
8 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (14.86%) User Stories
11 10 (13.51%) Software Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 10 (13.51%) Web Development
12 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.81%) Automated Testing
13 8 (10.81%) Coaching
13 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
13 8 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (10.81%) Open Source
13 8 (10.81%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 55 (74.32%) PHP
2 45 (60.81%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.24%) SQL
4 12 (16.22%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) Ruby
5 9 (12.16%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.41%) SOQL
6 4 (5.41%) SOSL
7 3 (4.05%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
2 10 (13.51%) ISEB
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Rally
2 9 (12.16%) Zend
3 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.70%) comScore
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian