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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 570 544 550
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing Behat 25 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.053% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.41% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 6
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£364 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £310 -
% change year-on-year
+21.37% -
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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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 -9 11 £350 +1.81% 8
South West - 7 £425 -
East Midlands - 5 £353 -
South East -10 1 £425 +41.66% 3
North West - 1 - - 1
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Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 (89.36%) PHP
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (57.45%) BDD
4 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
5 21 (44.68%) Symfony
5 21 (44.68%) MySQL
6 17 (36.17%) HTML
7 15 (31.91%) CSS
7 15 (31.91%) Scrum
7 15 (31.91%) QA
7 15 (31.91%) Selenium
8 14 (29.79%) PHPUnit
8 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
9 12 (25.53%) Gherkin
9 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
9 12 (25.53%) Varnish
10 11 (23.40%) HTML5
10 11 (23.40%) LAMP
10 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.28%) OO
11 10 (21.28%) JMeter
11 10 (21.28%) TDD
11 10 (21.28%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (21.28%) Drupal
11 10 (21.28%) CSS3
11 10 (21.28%) Redis
12 9 (19.15%) Puppet
12 9 (19.15%) Vagrant
12 9 (19.15%) JIRA
12 9 (19.15%) Drush

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (21.28%) Drupal
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) Redis
3 5 (10.64%) Big Data
3 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.91%) Selenium
3 14 (29.79%) PHPUnit
4 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
5 10 (21.28%) JMeter
6 9 (19.15%) JIRA
7 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
7 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
8 5 (10.64%) gulp
9 4 (8.51%) GitLab
9 4 (8.51%) PhpStorm
9 4 (8.51%) JUnit
10 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.13%) Subversion
11 1 (2.13%) Maven
11 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.13%) TestNG
11 1 (2.13%) Appium
General
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Drupal Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (10.64%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) Symfony
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) CSS
4 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
5 12 (25.53%) Gherkin
6 11 (23.40%) HTML5
6 11 (23.40%) LAMP
7 10 (21.28%) CSS3
8 9 (19.15%) Drush
9 5 (10.64%) Backbone.js
9 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.64%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (4.26%) Doctrine
10 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (4.26%) jQuery
11 1 (2.13%) RESTful
11 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (2.13%) Ajax
11 1 (2.13%) Web Services
11 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) BDD
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) OO
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 8 (17.02%) DevOps
6 7 (14.89%) User Stories
6 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
6 7 (14.89%) OO PHP
7 6 (12.77%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.38%) OOP
11 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) PHP
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Puppet
1 9 (19.15%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Zend
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