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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 392 409 374
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Contract jobs citing Behat 17 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.062% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.50% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
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£388 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £385 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -
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
3412 3030 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.49% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2222 2033
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +7 1 - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Behat
England

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (64.10%) BDD
3 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 16 (41.03%) HTML
6 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 14 (35.90%) TDD
8 12 (30.77%) Scrum
8 12 (30.77%) OO
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) Symfony
9 11 (28.21%) Zend
9 11 (28.21%) PHPUnit
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) MySQL
10 10 (25.64%) Ruby
10 10 (25.64%) Laravel
10 10 (25.64%) Selenium
11 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
12 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
13 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (17.95%) Web Development
13 7 (17.95%) jQuery
13 7 (17.95%) RESTful
14 6 (15.38%) HTML5
14 6 (15.38%) Backbone.js
14 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
14 6 (15.38%) SQL
14 6 (15.38%) Java

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.13%) nginx
1 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) PHPUnit
3 10 (25.64%) Selenium
4 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.82%) Hudson
7 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.26%) JIRA
7 4 (10.26%) JMeter
8 3 (7.69%) Subversion
8 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
9 2 (5.13%) RSpec
9 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
10 1 (2.56%) Yeoman
10 1 (2.56%) Grunt
10 1 (2.56%) DbUnit
General
1 3 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 12 (30.77%) Symfony
3 10 (25.64%) Laravel
4 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (17.95%) jQuery
4 7 (17.95%) RESTful
5 6 (15.38%) HTML5
5 6 (15.38%) Backbone.js
5 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
5 6 (15.38%) Sass
6 5 (12.82%) Yii
7 3 (7.69%) LAMP
7 3 (7.69%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (7.69%) OAuth
8 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) Doctrine
8 2 (5.13%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
2 5 (12.82%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Debian
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) BDD
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) OO
4 12 (30.77%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) OOP
6 4 (10.26%) SOA
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Web Design
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) Ruby
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) PHP5
6 1 (2.56%) Golang
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
1 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Vagrant
1 5 (12.82%) Capistrano
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) SendGrid
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Telerik
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