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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 393 408 385
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Behat 18 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.19% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 24
Average daily rate
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£344 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £338 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - £300
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
3463 3117 2994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.67% 12.86% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2499 2245 2042
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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
City of London +16 2 £413 +10.00%
Surbiton - - - -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (90.63%) PHP
2 21 (65.63%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) MySQL
4 16 (50.00%) Symfony
5 15 (46.88%) Selenium
5 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
6 14 (43.75%) PHPUnit
6 14 (43.75%) Zend
6 14 (43.75%) CSS
6 14 (43.75%) HTML
6 14 (43.75%) MVC
7 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
7 13 (40.63%) OO
8 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (34.38%) OO PHP
10 10 (31.25%) Ajax
11 9 (28.13%) jQuery
11 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
11 9 (28.13%) BDD
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.00%) Ruby
12 8 (25.00%) Java
13 7 (21.88%) LAMP
13 7 (21.88%) Data Management
13 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
13 7 (21.88%) Scrum
14 6 (18.75%) SQL
14 6 (18.75%) Python
14 6 (18.75%) Open Source
15 5 (15.63%) WebDriver

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) nginx
1 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (43.75%) PHPUnit
3 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) Subversion
4 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) Grunt
5 3 (9.38%) PhantomJS
6 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
General
1 5 (15.63%) Back Office
1 5 (15.63%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) PHP Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) LAMP Developer
5 5 (15.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Test Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Symfony
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) CSS
3 10 (31.25%) Ajax
4 9 (28.13%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) LAMP
6 5 (15.63%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (12.50%) RESTful
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) Zend Framework
8 3 (9.38%) Grails
9 2 (6.25%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) Laravel
10 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.13%) Gearman
10 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Debian
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) TDD
2 14 (43.75%) MVC
3 13 (40.63%) OO
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) OO PHP
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) Data Management
7 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.38%) Web Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
11 1 (3.13%) Service Management
11 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) PHP
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.38%) Puppet
3 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Zend
2 1 (3.13%) SendGrid
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