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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JBehave
Rank 245 254 238
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing JBehave 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £471 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £401 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JBehave
England

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
1222 1172 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.28% 12.61% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 649 504
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 36 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.66 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBehave across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JBehave Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 7 £509 -
Berkshire +3 1 £450 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
JBehave
England

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JUnit
3 13 (86.67%) Java EE
4 11 (73.33%) OO
4 11 (73.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) JMeter
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) JBoss
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) VoltDB
7 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) JMeter
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) TestNG
5 1 (6.67%) Appium
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Java Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Java EE
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Data Modelling
1 11 (73.33%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle