The first table below looks at the demand for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 397 383 419
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +36
Contract jobs citing Behat 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £293 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Behat
England

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Behat across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Behat
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Behat across the London region.

Behat Daily Rate Trend in London

Behat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Behat across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Behat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £350 - 3
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (79.17%) PHP
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) Zend
2 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (41.67%) Open Source
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) MySQL
4 8 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (29.17%) Back Office
5 7 (29.17%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) Symfony
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) PHPUnit
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) OO PHP
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon S3

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (16.67%) Drupal
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (12.50%) Route 53
2 3 (12.50%) CloudFront
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (29.17%) Subversion
5 5 (20.83%) PHPUnit
6 3 (12.50%) JMeter
7 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
8 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
3 5 (20.83%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Tester
4 3 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) Symfony
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) LAMP
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) Zend Framework
6 3 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (12.50%) Grails
6 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) D3.js
8 1 (4.17%) XHTML
8 1 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) REST
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Debian
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) OO PHP
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) PHP
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) PHP5
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Zend