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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 399 399 410
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Behat 9 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.057% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
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£375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -
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
3274 3223 2892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.31% 14.07% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2356 2320 2102
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £24.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £49.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
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 6 July 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
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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 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 30 (88.24%) PHP
2 22 (64.71%) BDD
3 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) Scrum
4 15 (44.12%) Symfony
5 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
5 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 14 (41.18%) MySQL
6 13 (38.24%) CSS
7 11 (32.35%) LAMP
7 11 (32.35%) Varnish
8 10 (29.41%) CSS3
8 10 (29.41%) Redis
8 10 (29.41%) HTML5
8 10 (29.41%) Selenium
8 10 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (29.41%) Drupal
8 10 (29.41%) JMeter
9 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
9 9 (26.47%) Puppet
9 9 (26.47%) PHPUnit
9 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
9 9 (26.47%) Vagrant
9 9 (26.47%) Drush
10 8 (23.53%) DevOps
10 8 (23.53%) QA
10 8 (23.53%) TDD
11 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.71%) Test Automation

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (29.41%) Drupal
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
2 10 (29.41%) Redis
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) JMeter
2 10 (29.41%) Selenium
3 9 (26.47%) PHPUnit
3 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
4 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
5 5 (14.71%) JUnit
6 4 (11.76%) JIRA
7 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.94%) Subversion
8 1 (2.94%) Maven
8 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.94%) TestNG
8 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.94%) Appium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
1 15 (44.12%) Symfony
2 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
3 13 (38.24%) CSS
4 11 (32.35%) LAMP
5 10 (29.41%) HTML5
5 10 (29.41%) CSS3
6 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
6 9 (26.47%) Drush
7 2 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) Doctrine
8 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.94%) Laravel
8 1 (2.94%) REST
8 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.94%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) NHS
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) BDD
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) DevOps
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Content Management
8 2 (5.88%) OOP
8 2 (5.88%) System Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.88%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) PHP
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
1 9 (26.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Zend