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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 387 386 399
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Behat 24 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.091% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +47.36%
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 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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 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
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 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 6 £400 +9.58% 1
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (87.80%) PHP
2 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (70.73%) BDD
4 25 (60.98%) Cucumber
5 18 (43.90%) HTML
5 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 18 (43.90%) MVC
5 18 (43.90%) Selenium
5 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
6 16 (39.02%) Scrum
6 16 (39.02%) QA
7 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
8 13 (31.71%) Laravel
8 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
8 13 (31.71%) Java
9 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
9 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (26.83%) CSS
10 11 (26.83%) TDD
11 10 (24.39%) Sass
12 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (21.95%) Symfony
13 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
13 8 (19.51%) QA Automation
13 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
13 8 (19.51%) CSS3
13 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
13 8 (19.51%) OO
13 8 (19.51%) MySQL
14 7 (17.07%) JIRA

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (12.20%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Drupal
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Cucumber
2 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 18 (43.90%) Selenium
3 14 (34.15%) Jenkins
4 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
5 7 (17.07%) JIRA
5 7 (17.07%) Vagrant
6 6 (14.63%) Grunt
7 5 (12.20%) gulp
7 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
7 5 (12.20%) Mocha
7 5 (12.20%) PHPUnit
8 3 (7.32%) JBehave
8 3 (7.32%) JUnit
9 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.88%) git-flow
9 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.88%) Yeoman
10 1 (2.44%) Bower
10 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) PHP Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Tester
5 9 (21.95%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (12.20%) QA Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Digital Developer
9 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Consultant
10 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
11 1 (2.44%) Analyst
11 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Java Consultant
11 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
11 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) Laravel
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) Sass
5 9 (21.95%) Symfony
6 8 (19.51%) CSS3
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
7 6 (14.63%) RESTful
8 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
8 5 (12.20%) Twig
9 4 (9.76%) .NET
9 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.76%) Zend Framework
10 3 (7.32%) jQuery
10 3 (7.32%) Web Services
11 2 (4.88%) LESS
11 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (4.88%) XML
12 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Fintech
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) CentOS
3 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) BDD
3 18 (43.90%) MVC
4 16 (39.02%) Scrum
5 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
7 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
8 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
8 8 (19.51%) OO
8 8 (19.51%) QA Automation
8 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
11 5 (12.20%) Kanban
11 5 (12.20%) Progressive Enhancement
12 4 (9.76%) Functional Testing
12 4 (9.76%) Open Source
12 4 (9.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) PHP
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) WAI
3 3 (7.32%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Capistrano
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Zend
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) comScore
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
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