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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 537 558 563
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Behat 43 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.048% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.18% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 24 £400 - 9
South East +9 8 £350 - 1
East of England - 7 £450 -
South West +4 3 £500 +42.85%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Behat
UK

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (88.89%) PHP
2 53 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (71.43%) BDD
4 30 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 29 (46.03%) HTML
6 28 (44.44%) Cucumber
7 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 25 (39.68%) Selenium
9 23 (36.51%) QA
9 23 (36.51%) TDD
10 22 (34.92%) Scrum
11 21 (33.33%) MVC
12 20 (31.75%) PHPUnit
13 19 (30.16%) WebDriver
13 19 (30.16%) Laravel
13 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (26.98%) Test Scripting
15 16 (25.40%) Symfony
16 15 (23.81%) SQL
16 15 (23.81%) MySQL
16 15 (23.81%) CSS
16 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
17 14 (22.22%) Java
17 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
18 12 (19.05%) RESTful
18 12 (19.05%) Sass
19 11 (17.46%) User Stories
19 11 (17.46%) OO
20 10 (15.87%) Unix
20 10 (15.87%) CSS3

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (7.94%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) Drupal
2 3 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) MySQL
2 6 (9.52%) DB2
3 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 28 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 25 (39.68%) Selenium
4 20 (31.75%) PHPUnit
5 19 (30.16%) WebDriver
6 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 9 (14.29%) JIRA
8 8 (12.70%) Vagrant
9 7 (11.11%) Appium
9 7 (11.11%) Subversion
10 6 (9.52%) Grunt
11 5 (7.94%) gulp
11 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
11 5 (7.94%) Mocha
12 3 (4.76%) JBehave
12 3 (4.76%) JUnit
13 2 (3.17%) FitNesse
13 2 (3.17%) git-flow
13 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
13 2 (3.17%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (12.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) PHP Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Tester
4 12 (19.05%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
6 10 (15.87%) Automation Tester
7 8 (12.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (11.11%) QA Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (7.94%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (6.35%) Web Tester
11 3 (4.76%) Digital Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 2 (3.17%) Performance Specialist
12 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) HTML
2 19 (30.16%) Laravel
3 16 (25.40%) Symfony
4 15 (23.81%) CSS
5 12 (19.05%) RESTful
5 12 (19.05%) Sass
6 10 (15.87%) CSS3
7 8 (12.70%) HTML5
8 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.11%) XML
9 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.94%) Gherkin
10 5 (7.94%) jQuery
10 5 (7.94%) Twig
11 4 (6.35%) .NET
11 4 (6.35%) LAMP
11 4 (6.35%) LESS
11 4 (6.35%) Zend Framework
12 3 (4.76%) Doctrine
12 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Fintech
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Unix
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (71.43%) BDD
3 23 (36.51%) TDD
4 22 (34.92%) Scrum
5 21 (33.33%) MVC
6 19 (30.16%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (26.98%) Test Scripting
8 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 11 (17.46%) OO
9 11 (17.46%) User Stories
10 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 9 (14.29%) QA Automation
10 9 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Coaching
12 6 (9.52%) Re-Platforming
13 5 (7.94%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 56 (88.89%) PHP
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (6.35%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) Ruby
6 3 (4.76%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) WAI
3 3 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Zend
2 2 (3.17%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) comScore
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
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