The table below looks at the statistics for JBehave skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBehave over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 255 233 223
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing JBehave 2 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.048% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.46% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
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£525 £394 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +73.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £369 £230
% change year-on-year
+18.71% +60.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1129 861 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.56% 10.25% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 510 521
Average daily rate £363 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%

JBehave
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

JBehave Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JBehave
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

JBehave Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JBehave
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBehave within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 November 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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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
Surrey - - - - 1
JBehave
England

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) VXML
5 4 (50.00%) HTTP
5 4 (50.00%) JMS
5 4 (50.00%) CCXML
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) SaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) BDD
6 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) Gradle
6 3 (37.50%) Ant
6 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) Kanban
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (25.00%) WebDriver

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) Gradle
5 3 (37.50%) Ant
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) VXML
2 4 (50.00%) CCXML
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cadence