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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 378 390 365
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing Behat 22 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.066% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+46.00% -
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 3104 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.16% 13.70% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 2280 1902
Average daily rate £425 £401 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 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 +22 5 £383 +9.28% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 35 (89.74%) PHP
2 25 (64.10%) BDD
3 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) Scrum
5 15 (38.46%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
7 12 (30.77%) Gherkin
7 12 (30.77%) Selenium
8 11 (28.21%) TDD
8 11 (28.21%) CSS
9 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
10 9 (23.08%) PHPUnit
10 9 (23.08%) HTML5
10 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.08%) JMeter
11 8 (20.51%) MySQL
11 8 (20.51%) Symfony
11 8 (20.51%) QA
11 8 (20.51%) Vagrant
12 7 (17.95%) Redis
12 7 (17.95%) CSS3
12 7 (17.95%) Ruby
12 7 (17.95%) Linux
12 7 (17.95%) LAMP
13 6 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
13 6 (15.38%) Puppet
13 6 (15.38%) Varnish
13 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
14 5 (12.82%) DevOps

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (12.82%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) Redis
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Selenium
3 10 (25.64%) Cucumber
4 9 (23.08%) PHPUnit
4 9 (23.08%) JMeter
5 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.82%) Hudson
7 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
8 3 (7.69%) Subversion
9 2 (5.13%) JUnit
9 2 (5.13%) RSpec
9 2 (5.13%) JIRA
10 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.56%) TestNG
10 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.82%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) Gherkin
3 11 (28.21%) CSS
4 9 (23.08%) HTML5
5 8 (20.51%) Symfony
6 7 (17.95%) LAMP
6 7 (17.95%) CSS3
7 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.82%) Drush
8 3 (7.69%) Sass
9 2 (5.13%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (5.13%) Web Services
9 2 (5.13%) XML
9 2 (5.13%) Doctrine
10 1 (2.56%) Alternative PHP Cache
10 1 (2.56%) Ajax
10 1 (2.56%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.56%) jQuery
10 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Interactive TV
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Blog
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) BDD
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) User Stories
6 4 (10.26%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) SOA
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) PHP
2 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Varnish
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Vagrant
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Zend