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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 616 637 612
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing Behat 45 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.046% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 21
Median daily rate £406 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £376 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +21.37%
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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 2016.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 15 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 30 July 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 +36 44 £406 +11.68% 12
East Midlands +21 25 £420 +19.14% 4
Nottingham - 22 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 22 £425 - 3
London +1 14 £338 -3.57% 6
City of London +48 4 £388 +10.71%
South West +1 3 £425 -
Bristol -6 3 £425 -
Yorkshire - 2 £413 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £413 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (82.72%) BDD
3 64 (79.01%) PHP
4 63 (77.78%) Git (software)
5 60 (74.07%) JavaScript
5 60 (74.07%) Cucumber
6 50 (61.73%) WebDriver
7 44 (54.32%) HTML
8 39 (48.15%) CSS
9 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
10 33 (40.74%) MVC
11 32 (39.51%) JIRA
12 31 (38.27%) OO
13 30 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (37.04%) Docker
14 29 (35.80%) CSS3
14 29 (35.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (35.80%) TDD
15 27 (33.33%) Front End Development
16 26 (32.10%) Zend
17 25 (30.86%) SQL
17 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
18 24 (29.63%) Elasticsearch
19 23 (28.40%) Selenium
20 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
21 21 (25.93%) Zend Framework
21 21 (25.93%) Open Source
22 20 (24.69%) Linux
23 19 (23.46%) Unix
23 19 (23.46%) WAI

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 24 (29.63%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (23.46%) Confluence
3 6 (7.41%) Drupal
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) MySQL
1 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.94%) GIS
5 3 (3.70%) DB2
6 2 (2.47%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 60 (74.07%) Cucumber
3 50 (61.73%) WebDriver
4 35 (43.21%) Jenkins
5 32 (39.51%) JIRA
6 23 (28.40%) Selenium
7 19 (23.46%) Grunt
7 19 (23.46%) gulp
8 12 (14.81%) Jasmine
9 11 (13.58%) Capybara
9 11 (13.58%) Protractor
9 11 (13.58%) SpecFlow
9 11 (13.58%) Vagrant
10 8 (9.88%) Mocha
10 8 (9.88%) WATIR
11 7 (8.64%) Subversion
12 6 (7.41%) Appium
12 6 (7.41%) PHPUnit
13 4 (4.94%) Ant
13 4 (4.94%) JMeter
General
1 5 (6.17%) Games
1 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (66.67%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 24 (29.63%) PHP Developer
4 19 (23.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (14.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 9 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Consultant
9 7 (8.64%) Tester
10 6 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Analyst
11 5 (6.17%) Automation Tester
11 5 (6.17%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (6.17%) HTML Developer
11 5 (6.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
12 4 (4.94%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (54.32%) HTML
2 39 (48.15%) CSS
3 29 (35.80%) CSS3
4 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
5 21 (25.93%) Zend Framework
6 19 (23.46%) Sass
6 19 (23.46%) Twig
7 15 (18.52%) LESS
8 13 (16.05%) RESTful
8 13 (16.05%) XML
9 12 (14.81%) Doctrine
9 12 (14.81%) Gherkin
10 11 (13.58%) HTML5
11 9 (11.11%) Ajax
11 9 (11.11%) Web Services
12 8 (9.88%) Laravel
12 8 (9.88%) Symfony
13 6 (7.41%) JSON
13 6 (7.41%) REST
13 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Visualisation
2 8 (9.88%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Unix
3 11 (13.58%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) CentOS
5 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (82.72%) BDD
3 33 (40.74%) MVC
4 31 (38.27%) OO
5 30 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (35.80%) TDD
6 29 (35.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
9 21 (25.93%) Open Source
10 17 (20.99%) OO PHP
11 15 (18.52%) Case Management
12 13 (16.05%) Scrum
13 10 (12.35%) Service Design
13 10 (12.35%) Software Testing
14 9 (11.11%) Line Management
15 8 (9.88%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (9.88%) Progressive Enhancement
15 8 (9.88%) Software Delivery
15 8 (9.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (79.01%) PHP
2 60 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.86%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) Ruby
5 11 (13.58%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) Apex Code
6 4 (4.94%) SOQL
6 4 (4.94%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.35%) ISEB
3 8 (9.88%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) DBS Check
4 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) WAI
2 6 (7.41%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (37.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Zend
2 11 (13.58%) Rally
3 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.23%) comScore
4 1 (1.23%) Gigya
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
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