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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behat
UK
Rank 581 589 587
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Behat 27 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.075% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 15
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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
14168 14836 14077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.53% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9872 10211 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 245 191
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £21.15 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +22 27 £338 -12.90% 14
London +17 14 £325 -18.75% 8
East Midlands - 7 £420 -
Nottingham - 6 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £425 -
City of London -4 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +20 2 £425 - 2
South Yorkshire +3 2 £425 -
Sheffield 0 2 £425 -
Durham - 2 £288 -
North East - 2 £288 - 1
South East +17 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 £300 -14.28%
Birmingham - 1 £440 -
West Midlands - 1 £440 -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 53 (91.38%) PHP
2 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (68.97%) BDD
4 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
5 27 (46.55%) Git (software)
6 26 (44.83%) PHPUnit
7 23 (39.66%) CSS
7 23 (39.66%) HTML
8 22 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (31.03%) Drupal
9 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
9 18 (31.03%) OO
9 18 (31.03%) Symfony
10 17 (29.31%) Web Development
11 16 (27.59%) Sass
11 16 (27.59%) CSS3
11 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
11 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (25.86%) Docker
13 14 (24.14%) Doctrine
13 14 (24.14%) TDD
13 14 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (24.14%) Jasmine
13 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
13 14 (24.14%) OO PHP
14 13 (22.41%) jQuery
14 13 (22.41%) HTTP
15 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
15 12 (20.69%) MySQL
15 12 (20.69%) Web Services

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 18 (31.03%) Drupal
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 12 (20.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (46.55%) Git (software)
2 26 (44.83%) PHPUnit
3 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
5 14 (24.14%) Jasmine
6 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
7 8 (13.79%) Grunt
7 8 (13.79%) gulp
7 8 (13.79%) Mocha
7 8 (13.79%) Selenium
8 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.72%) Ant
9 1 (1.72%) Appium
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) JIRA
9 1 (1.72%) JMeter
9 1 (1.72%) JUnit
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Senior Developer
3 15 (25.86%) PHP Developer
4 12 (20.69%) Drupal Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Digital Developer
6 5 (8.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.45%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) CSS
1 23 (39.66%) HTML
2 18 (31.03%) Symfony
3 16 (27.59%) CSS3
3 16 (27.59%) Sass
4 14 (24.14%) Doctrine
5 13 (22.41%) jQuery
6 12 (20.69%) Web Services
7 11 (18.97%) JMS
7 11 (18.97%) RESTful
8 8 (13.79%) HTML5
8 8 (13.79%) Twig
9 7 (12.07%) LAMP
10 6 (10.34%) RequireJS
10 6 (10.34%) Zend Framework
11 5 (8.62%) Laravel
11 5 (8.62%) Node.js
12 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
13 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Fintech
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (68.97%) BDD
3 22 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (31.03%) OO
5 17 (29.31%) Web Development
6 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (24.14%) OO PHP
7 14 (24.14%) TDD
8 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
8 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.52%) OOP
10 8 (13.79%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (12.07%) Kanban
11 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (10.34%) B2B
12 6 (10.34%) B2C
12 6 (10.34%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 6 (10.34%) Refactoring
13 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) PHP
2 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) PHP 5
4 3 (5.17%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
2 8 (13.79%) WAI
3 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.72%) SDET
4 1 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.45%) Piwik
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Zend
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.72%) New Relic
2 1 (1.72%) Pardot
2 1 (1.72%) PayPal
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.72%) SAP