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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 389 391 379
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Behat 19 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.064% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Behat
England

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
3055 3099 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.65% 13.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2287 2033
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
City of London +2 3 £400 +14.28% 3
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 34 (89.47%) PHP
2 24 (63.16%) BDD
3 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) Gherkin
6 15 (39.47%) HTML
7 14 (36.84%) CSS
7 14 (36.84%) Selenium
7 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 12 (31.58%) HTML5
8 12 (31.58%) Symfony
8 12 (31.58%) JMeter
9 11 (28.95%) MySQL
9 11 (28.95%) Vagrant
10 10 (26.32%) CSS3
10 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
11 9 (23.68%) LAMP
11 9 (23.68%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (23.68%) Drupal
11 9 (23.68%) PHPUnit
11 9 (23.68%) Puppet
11 9 (23.68%) Varnish
11 9 (23.68%) Redis
12 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
12 8 (21.05%) DevOps
12 8 (21.05%) Drush
12 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.05%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) QA
13 6 (15.79%) MVC

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 9 (23.68%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) Redis
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
1 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 12 (31.58%) JMeter
3 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 9 (23.68%) PHPUnit
5 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.53%) JUnit
8 3 (7.89%) Subversion
8 3 (7.89%) JIRA
9 2 (5.26%) RSpec
9 2 (5.26%) Hudson
9 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.63%) Maven
10 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.63%) TestNG
10 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Tester
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Drupal Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Automation Tester
6 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
7 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
8 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 1 (2.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Gherkin
2 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 14 (36.84%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) HTML5
4 12 (31.58%) Symfony
5 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 9 (23.68%) LAMP
7 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 8 (21.05%) Drush
8 3 (7.89%) Web Services
8 3 (7.89%) Sass
9 2 (5.26%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (5.26%) Doctrine
9 2 (5.26%) XML
10 1 (2.63%) Ajax
10 1 (2.63%) jQuery
10 1 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.63%) REST
10 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) BDD
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) SOA
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) System Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) PHP
2 6 (15.79%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Varnish
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Vagrant
2 9 (23.68%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Zend