The first table below looks at the demand for JBehave skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBehave over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JBehave 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.076% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.92% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 250 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.37% 10.53% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 151 104
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £284 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.50 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
JBehave
UK

JBehave
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JBehave Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JBehave
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JBehave Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Star Schema
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) Star Schema
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (66.67%) RSpec
3 4 (66.67%) WATIR
3 4 (66.67%) Gradle
4 3 (50.00%) Hudson
4 3 (50.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) ATDD
3 4 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (66.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 4 (66.67%) Data Management
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Groovy
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase