The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 422 401 419
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing Behat 22 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.085% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Behat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7204 6800 7089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.54% 30.45% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5467 4827 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Behat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 4 £438 +9.37%
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Behat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Behat.

1 39 (92.86%) BDD
2 36 (85.71%) PHP
3 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 28 (66.67%) HTML
6 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
7 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
7 22 (52.38%) MVC
8 20 (47.62%) CSS
9 19 (45.24%) TDD
10 17 (40.48%) Sass
11 14 (33.33%) Laravel
11 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
12 13 (30.95%) CSS3
13 12 (28.57%) RESTful
13 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (28.57%) MySQL
13 12 (28.57%) Front End Development
14 11 (26.19%) Vagrant
14 11 (26.19%) Symfony
14 11 (26.19%) Jasmine
15 10 (23.81%) Selenium
15 10 (23.81%) Java
15 10 (23.81%) OO
16 9 (21.43%) Grunt
16 9 (21.43%) QA
17 8 (19.05%) JIRA
17 8 (19.05%) Web Development
17 8 (19.05%) WAI
17 8 (19.05%) HTML5

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Drupal
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
2 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 14 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 11 (26.19%) Jasmine
4 11 (26.19%) Vagrant
5 10 (23.81%) Selenium
6 9 (21.43%) Grunt
7 8 (19.05%) gulp
7 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
7 8 (19.05%) JIRA
7 8 (19.05%) Mocha
8 5 (11.90%) PHPUnit
8 5 (11.90%) Subversion
9 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
10 3 (7.14%) JBehave
10 3 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (7.14%) Yeoman
11 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
11 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
12 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) PHP Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 10 (23.81%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (19.05%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Tester
8 3 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 3 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 20 (47.62%) CSS
3 17 (40.48%) Sass
4 14 (33.33%) Laravel
5 13 (30.95%) CSS3
6 12 (28.57%) RESTful
7 11 (26.19%) Symfony
8 8 (19.05%) HTML5
8 8 (19.05%) Twig
8 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (14.29%) XML
10 6 (14.29%) Zend Framework
11 5 (11.90%) LESS
11 5 (11.90%) REST
12 4 (9.52%) .NET
12 4 (9.52%) jQuery
12 4 (9.52%) SOAP
12 4 (9.52%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) CentOS
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) BDD
2 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) MVC
4 19 (45.24%) TDD
5 12 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (19.05%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) Web Development
8 7 (16.67%) Open Source
8 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.52%) API Development
10 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 4 (9.52%) OOD
10 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.52%) Validation
10 4 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) PHP
2 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Apex Code
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) SOQL
5 4 (9.52%) SOSL
6 2 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 8 (19.05%) WAI
3 2 (4.76%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Zend
2 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) comScore