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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 565 639 610
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -29
Contract jobs citing Behat 71 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.043% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 26
Median daily rate £425 £353 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £339 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £353 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +28.18%
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
16252 16360 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.86% 28.34% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11310 10280
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 294 169
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.33 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 1 October 2016.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 14 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 1 October 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 +66 71 £425 +20.56% 9
East Midlands +33 50 £425 +20.56% 1
Nottinghamshire - 41 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 41 £450 - 1
London +5 15 £400 -7.51% 5
South Yorkshire - 3 £390 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £390 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £390 - 3
Midlands - 2 £500 -
City of London +20 1 £320 -8.57% 1
South East - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 96 (92.31%) BDD
2 95 (91.35%) PHP
3 94 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (74.04%) Git (software)
5 72 (69.23%) JavaScript
6 64 (61.54%) Jenkins
7 60 (57.69%) Cucumber
8 58 (55.77%) Docker
9 56 (53.85%) WebDriver
10 54 (51.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 54 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (47.12%) HTML
12 46 (44.23%) CSS
13 45 (43.27%) OO
14 41 (39.42%) PostgreSQL
15 39 (37.50%) OO PHP
16 37 (35.58%) CSS3
16 37 (35.58%) Doctrine
16 37 (35.58%) Zend
17 36 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
18 34 (32.69%) MVC
19 33 (31.73%) HTTP
20 32 (30.77%) TDD
21 31 (29.81%) Zend Framework
22 30 (28.85%) Front End Development
23 29 (27.88%) PHPUnit
24 27 (25.96%) JIRA
24 27 (25.96%) Linux
25 26 (25.00%) Symfony
25 26 (25.00%) AngularJS

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 36 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (19.23%) Confluence
3 8 (7.69%) Drupal
4 5 (4.81%) Apache
5 4 (3.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.42%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (24.04%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.42%) MySQL
4 5 (4.81%) GIS
4 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.88%) DB2
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (74.04%) Git (software)
2 64 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 60 (57.69%) Cucumber
4 56 (53.85%) WebDriver
5 29 (27.88%) PHPUnit
6 27 (25.96%) JIRA
7 21 (20.19%) Grunt
7 21 (20.19%) gulp
8 18 (17.31%) Jasmine
8 18 (17.31%) Selenium
9 13 (12.50%) Protractor
10 12 (11.54%) Vagrant
11 8 (7.69%) Mocha
12 7 (6.73%) Appium
13 6 (5.77%) Subversion
14 5 (4.81%) Ant
14 5 (4.81%) Capybara
14 5 (4.81%) JMeter
14 5 (4.81%) SpecFlow
14 5 (4.81%) WATIR
General
1 5 (4.81%) Retail
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.88%) Games
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (80.77%) Developer
2 43 (41.35%) PHP Developer
3 40 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 21 (20.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (15.38%) Senior PHP Developer
6 13 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (6.73%) PHP Zend Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (5.77%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Symfony Developer
9 5 (4.81%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Tester
9 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (47.12%) HTML
2 46 (44.23%) CSS
3 37 (35.58%) CSS3
3 37 (35.58%) Doctrine
4 31 (29.81%) Zend Framework
5 26 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 26 (25.00%) Symfony
6 20 (19.23%) Twig
7 17 (16.35%) Sass
7 17 (16.35%) Web Services
8 16 (15.38%) HTML5
8 16 (15.38%) LESS
8 16 (15.38%) RESTful
9 14 (13.46%) Gherkin
10 13 (12.50%) JMS
11 11 (10.58%) XML
12 8 (7.69%) Ajax
13 6 (5.77%) jQuery
13 6 (5.77%) RequireJS
14 5 (4.81%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 10 (9.62%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) Fintech
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.96%) Linux
2 25 (24.04%) Unix
3 15 (14.42%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.85%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (92.31%) BDD
2 94 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (51.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 45 (43.27%) OO
5 39 (37.50%) OO PHP
6 34 (32.69%) MVC
7 32 (30.77%) TDD
8 30 (28.85%) Front End Development
9 22 (21.15%) Open Source
10 20 (19.23%) Case Management
11 17 (16.35%) Mentoring
12 15 (14.42%) Test Automation
13 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
14 12 (11.54%) Line Management
14 12 (11.54%) OOP
14 12 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (10.58%) Service Design
15 11 (10.58%) Web Development
16 10 (9.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (91.35%) PHP
2 72 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.23%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) Java
5 6 (5.77%) C#
5 6 (5.77%) PHP 5
5 6 (5.77%) Ruby
6 3 (2.88%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.88%) SOQL
6 3 (2.88%) SOSL
7 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) DBS Check
3 7 (6.73%) Degree
4 6 (5.77%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.81%) ISEB
5 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.19%) WAI
2 5 (4.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (55.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Zend
2 5 (4.81%) Rally
3 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.96%) comScore
4 1 (0.96%) Gigya
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.96%) SAP
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