The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 403 423 405
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Behat 22 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.028% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.21% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 14
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Behat
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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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3602 3363 2886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.71% 13.36% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2670 2406 1944
Average daily rate £415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £57.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 1 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 17 (51.52%) Symfony
4 17 (51.52%) TDD
4 17 (51.52%) MySQL
5 15 (45.45%) OO
5 15 (45.45%) MVC
5 15 (45.45%) Zend
5 15 (45.45%) BDD
6 14 (42.42%) PHPUnit
6 14 (42.42%) CSS
6 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (42.42%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) Selenium
8 11 (33.33%) jQuery
9 10 (30.30%) Laravel
10 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (27.27%) Linux
11 8 (24.24%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) Scrum
11 8 (24.24%) Backbone.js
11 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
11 8 (24.24%) OO PHP
12 7 (21.21%) RESTful
12 7 (21.21%) Ruby
12 7 (21.21%) Ajax
12 7 (21.21%) Java
13 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (18.18%) Cucumber

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
2 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.03%) Drupal
3 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) PHPUnit
3 12 (36.36%) Selenium
4 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
7 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 3 (9.09%) Subversion
7 3 (9.09%) JIRA
7 3 (9.09%) Grunt
7 3 (9.09%) PhantomJS
8 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (9.09%) Back Office
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Automated Tester
4 3 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Symfony
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) jQuery
4 10 (30.30%) Laravel
5 8 (24.24%) Backbone.js
6 7 (21.21%) Ajax
6 7 (21.21%) RESTful
7 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (15.15%) Yii
8 5 (15.15%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (12.12%) LAMP
10 3 (9.09%) OAuth
10 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 3 (9.09%) Sass
11 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
11 2 (6.06%) XML
11 2 (6.06%) .NET
12 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Social Network
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
2 4 (12.12%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 15 (45.45%) OO
3 15 (45.45%) MVC
3 15 (45.45%) BDD
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) OO PHP
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Web Development
7 4 (12.12%) Data Management
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.06%) UML
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby
5 4 (12.12%) PHP5
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Capistrano
1 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Zend
2 3 (9.09%) SendGrid
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Telerik