The table below looks at the statistics for JBehave 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 JBehave over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JBehave
Rank 387 394 391
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing JBehave 37 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 0.61% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 36
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£424 £475 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +9.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £420 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £500 £351
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +42.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3657 3582 3335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.44% 14.78% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2558 2387
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 16
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.75 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

JBehave
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBehave across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JBehave Jobs Demand Trend in London

JBehave
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBehave across the London region.

JBehave Daily Rate Trend in London

JBehave
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBehave across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

JBehave Daily Rate Histogram in London

JBehave
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 JBehave within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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 +13 4 £468 -10.95% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £550 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £335 - 1
JBehave
England

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing JBehave 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 JBehave.

1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 45 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 41 (63.08%) BDD
3 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (53.85%) Selenium
5 34 (52.31%) TDD
5 34 (52.31%) Scrum
6 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (35.38%) JUnit
8 21 (32.31%) QA
9 19 (29.23%) Linux
10 18 (27.69%) WebDriver
11 17 (26.15%) Automated Testing
12 16 (24.62%) Spring
12 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
13 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
13 15 (23.08%) OO
14 14 (21.54%) SQL
15 13 (20.00%) HTML
15 13 (20.00%) Maven
15 13 (20.00%) Kanban
15 13 (20.00%) Gherkin
15 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
16 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
16 12 (18.46%) SOAP
17 11 (16.92%) Python
17 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
17 11 (16.92%) Banking
18 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing JBehave 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 JBehave. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.08%) PaaS
1 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DSL
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) DB2
2 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Big Data
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) HBase
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 45 (69.23%) Cucumber
2 35 (53.85%) Selenium
3 23 (35.38%) JUnit
4 18 (27.69%) WebDriver
5 13 (20.00%) Maven
5 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
7 10 (15.38%) Mockito
8 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
9 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
9 8 (12.31%) JIRA
10 6 (9.23%) Subversion
11 5 (7.69%) Ant
11 5 (7.69%) Hudson
12 4 (6.15%) ClearCase
12 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (3.08%) jMock
13 2 (3.08%) Cobertura
13 2 (3.08%) Calabash
13 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (16.92%) Banking
2 8 (12.31%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Games
4 4 (6.15%) Front Office
5 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Automotive
7 1 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) International Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Tester
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.31%) QA Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Automation Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Tester
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Spring
2 13 (20.00%) HTML
2 13 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 12 (18.46%) SOAP
4 9 (13.85%) REST
5 8 (12.31%) Web Services
6 7 (10.77%) JSON
6 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.23%) XML
7 6 (9.23%) JMS
7 6 (9.23%) CSS
8 5 (7.69%) J2EE
8 5 (7.69%) HTML5
9 4 (6.15%) JPA
9 4 (6.15%) JDBC
9 4 (6.15%) JSP
10 3 (4.62%) LAMP
10 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.62%) Akka
11 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Online Games
2 4 (6.15%) DataPower
2 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.15%) Derivative
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (63.08%) BDD
2 34 (52.31%) TDD
2 34 (52.31%) Scrum
3 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.15%) Automated Testing
5 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
6 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 15 (23.08%) OO
7 13 (20.00%) Kanban
8 12 (18.46%) Software Testing
9 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 9 (13.85%) API Testing
11 8 (12.31%) SDLC
11 8 (12.31%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 8 (12.31%) User Stories
11 8 (12.31%) Migration
12 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
12 7 (10.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) Python
4 6 (9.23%) Scala
4 6 (9.23%) Perl
5 4 (6.15%) C#
5 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) Groovy
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) VBA
7 2 (3.08%) Clojure
7 2 (3.08%) Haskell
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (6.15%) Adobe
3 4 (6.15%) Cadence
3 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.62%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) hybris
5 1 (1.54%) Solace
5 1 (1.54%) Calypso
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft