The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 83 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Behat 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% - 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
203 149 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.75% 12.31% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 94 72
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.30 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.48% -65.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Behat
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Behat Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Behat
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
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