The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 593 566 536
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs citing Behat 20 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.044% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 6
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 -
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7141 6747 5202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 12.79% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4656 4366 3254
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 155 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.47 £52.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Behat within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications 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 27 May 2015.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
England -26 19 £375 +18.11% 16
London +17 17 £375 +4.16% 10
City of London 0 2 £350 -4.76% 3
Hampshire +5 1 £380 +26.66%
South East -20 1 £380 +26.66% 2
South Wales - 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 £275 -
Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Bristol - 1 £275 -
Cardiff - 1 £300 - 1

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Behat 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 Behat.

1 39 (88.64%) PHP
2 28 (63.64%) BDD
3 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) Scrum
5 18 (40.91%) HTML
6 17 (38.64%) CSS
6 17 (38.64%) Gherkin
7 16 (36.36%) Selenium
8 15 (34.09%) Symfony
8 15 (34.09%) MySQL
8 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
9 14 (31.82%) JMeter
10 13 (29.55%) HTML5
11 12 (27.27%) Varnish
11 12 (27.27%) PHPUnit
11 12 (27.27%) CSS3
12 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 11 (25.00%) Vagrant
12 11 (25.00%) LAMP
12 11 (25.00%) TDD
13 10 (22.73%) Redis
13 10 (22.73%) Puppet
13 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.73%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (22.73%) Drupal
14 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
14 9 (20.45%) Drush
15 8 (18.18%) DevOps
15 8 (18.18%) MVC
15 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing

Behat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Behat 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 Behat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.73%) Drupal
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
1 1 (2.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) MySQL
2 10 (22.73%) Redis
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Selenium
2 15 (34.09%) Jenkins
3 14 (31.82%) JMeter
4 12 (27.27%) PHPUnit
5 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (9.09%) JIRA
8 4 (9.09%) JUnit
9 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
10 1 (2.27%) Maven
10 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (2.27%) RSpec
10 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.27%) TestNG
10 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.27%) Hudson
10 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Tester
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Drupal Developer
4 9 (20.45%) PHP Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Manager
10 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) HTML
2 17 (38.64%) CSS
2 17 (38.64%) Gherkin
3 15 (34.09%) Symfony
4 13 (29.55%) HTML5
5 12 (27.27%) CSS3
6 11 (25.00%) LAMP
7 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.45%) Drush
8 2 (4.55%) Doctrine
8 2 (4.55%) Sass
8 2 (4.55%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.27%) jQuery
9 1 (2.27%) RESTful
9 1 (2.27%) PhoneGap
9 1 (2.27%) Laravel
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) BDD
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (18.18%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.18%) DevOps
6 7 (15.91%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) User Stories
8 4 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Open Source
10 2 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) PHP
2 7 (15.91%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Varnish
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 10 (22.73%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle
1 1 (2.27%) Zend
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