The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 595 615 616
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Behat 26 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 19
Median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Behat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Behat
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Behat within the UK.

Behat Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Behat
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Behat within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 26 £338 -10.00% 9
London +9 15 £325 -13.33% 5
East Midlands - 6 £450 -
Nottingham - 6 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £450 -
Surrey +22 2 £350 -6.66%
South East +22 2 £350 - 3
City of London -10 2 £575 +39.39%
North West - 2 £320 -
Liverpool - 2 £320 -
Merseyside - 2 £320 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Behat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Behat.

1 88 (98.88%) PHP
2 81 (91.01%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (84.27%) BDD
4 60 (67.42%) Jenkins
5 57 (64.04%) JavaScript
6 56 (62.92%) Git (software)
7 54 (60.67%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (59.55%) Docker
9 48 (53.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (48.31%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (47.19%) OO
12 41 (46.07%) Cucumber
12 41 (46.07%) OO PHP
13 39 (43.82%) Doctrine
13 39 (43.82%) WebDriver
14 35 (39.33%) HTML
14 35 (39.33%) CSS
14 35 (39.33%) Elasticsearch
15 33 (37.08%) Zend
16 30 (33.71%) HTTP
17 28 (31.46%) PHPUnit
18 27 (30.34%) Zend Framework
18 27 (30.34%) Relational Database
19 25 (28.09%) Linux
19 25 (28.09%) MVC
20 24 (26.97%) Symfony
21 22 (24.72%) CSS3
21 22 (24.72%) Front End Development
22 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
22 20 (22.47%) Case Management

Behat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (39.33%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (15.73%) Drupal
3 13 (14.61%) Confluence
4 6 (6.74%) Apache
5 3 (3.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
1 13 (14.61%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (30.34%) Relational Database
3 19 (21.35%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) GIS
4 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 60 (67.42%) Jenkins
2 56 (62.92%) Git (software)
3 41 (46.07%) Cucumber
4 39 (43.82%) WebDriver
5 28 (31.46%) PHPUnit
6 14 (15.73%) JIRA
7 13 (14.61%) Grunt
7 13 (14.61%) gulp
7 13 (14.61%) Protractor
8 9 (10.11%) Selenium
9 6 (6.74%) Jasmine
10 5 (5.62%) Ant
11 4 (4.49%) Appium
11 4 (4.49%) JMeter
12 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.12%) JUnit
13 1 (1.12%) Maven
13 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.62%) Marketing
2 2 (2.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Electronics
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 37 (41.57%) PHP Developer
3 35 (39.33%) Senior Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Senior PHP Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.87%) PHP Zend Developer
9 6 (6.74%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Symfony Developer
10 5 (5.62%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) Doctrine
2 35 (39.33%) CSS
2 35 (39.33%) HTML
3 27 (30.34%) Zend Framework
4 24 (26.97%) Symfony
5 22 (24.72%) CSS3
6 20 (22.47%) AngularJS
7 15 (16.85%) JMS
7 15 (16.85%) Web Services
8 13 (14.61%) Gherkin
8 13 (14.61%) jQuery
8 13 (14.61%) LESS
9 12 (13.48%) Twig
10 11 (12.36%) RESTful
11 9 (10.11%) HTML5
12 8 (8.99%) LAMP
12 8 (8.99%) Sass
13 6 (6.74%) RequireJS
14 5 (5.62%) Ajax
14 5 (5.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Visualisation
2 10 (11.24%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Fintech
4 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Linux
2 17 (19.10%) Unix
3 15 (16.85%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.49%) Android
4 4 (4.49%) Windows
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (91.01%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (84.27%) BDD
3 54 (60.67%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (53.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 42 (47.19%) OO
6 41 (46.07%) OO PHP
7 25 (28.09%) MVC
8 22 (24.72%) Front End Development
9 20 (22.47%) Case Management
10 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
10 19 (21.35%) TDD
11 16 (17.98%) Configuration Management
11 16 (17.98%) Open Source
11 16 (17.98%) Web Development
12 12 (13.48%) Line Management
13 11 (12.36%) OOP
13 11 (12.36%) Service Design
14 7 (7.87%) Refactoring
14 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (7.87%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 88 (98.88%) PHP
2 57 (64.04%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.74%) PHP 5
4 5 (5.62%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) DBS Check
3 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) WAI
2 10 (11.24%) QA
3 5 (5.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) SDET
System Software
1 53 (59.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Ansible
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) Zend
2 2 (2.25%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.12%) Pardot
3 1 (1.12%) PayPal
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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