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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Behat 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -
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
186 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.05% 14.06% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 124 83
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA