The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 South East 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 238 228 243
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing JBehave 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.094% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.87% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate
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- £394 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £370 £175
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +111.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
997 915 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.83% 10.79% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 495 460
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 52
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JBehave
England

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 31 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Hampshire - - - -
JBehave
England

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) JMS
3 4 (66.67%) VXML
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) SaaS
3 4 (66.67%) CCXML
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Gradle
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) XPath
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) JMeter
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) XML

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) Gradle
5 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Robotium
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) JMS
2 4 (66.67%) VXML
2 4 (66.67%) CCXML
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) DOM
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
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