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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 379 412 376
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -36
Contract jobs citing Behat 20 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.025% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.19% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 25
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 £238 £338 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £390
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
3479 3148 2988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2254 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 £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £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 31 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 31 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 +24 2 £413 +10.00% 2
Surbiton - - - -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (91.43%) PHP
2 22 (62.86%) TDD
3 19 (54.29%) Symfony
3 19 (54.29%) MySQL
4 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
5 16 (45.71%) Zend
6 15 (42.86%) Selenium
6 15 (42.86%) OO
6 15 (42.86%) MVC
6 15 (42.86%) PHPUnit
7 14 (40.00%) CSS
7 14 (40.00%) HTML
8 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
9 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (34.29%) BDD
10 11 (31.43%) OO PHP
11 10 (28.57%) Ajax
12 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
12 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (25.71%) jQuery
13 8 (22.86%) Ruby
13 8 (22.86%) Java
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
14 7 (20.00%) Data Management
14 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 7 (20.00%) LAMP
14 7 (20.00%) Scrum
15 6 (17.14%) CodeIgniter
15 6 (17.14%) Python
15 6 (17.14%) Open Source

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) nginx
1 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 15 (42.86%) PHPUnit
3 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) Subversion
4 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) Grunt
5 3 (8.57%) PhantomJS
6 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (14.29%) Back Office
1 5 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
5 5 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Test Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Tester
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Symfony
2 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 10 (28.57%) Ajax
4 9 (25.71%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) LAMP
6 6 (17.14%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (14.29%) Backbone.js
8 4 (11.43%) Laravel
8 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 4 (11.43%) .NET
9 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
9 3 (8.57%) Yii
9 3 (8.57%) Grails
9 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.71%) XML
11 1 (2.86%) JSON
11 1 (2.86%) OAuth
11 1 (2.86%) REST
11 1 (2.86%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Debian
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) TDD
2 15 (42.86%) OO
2 15 (42.86%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) BDD
4 11 (31.43%) OO PHP
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 7 (20.00%) Data Management
6 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Web Testing
8 3 (8.57%) OOP
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) PHP
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) PHP5
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Zend
2 1 (2.86%) SendGrid
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