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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank 575 565 549
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Behat 20 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 2
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£388 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £383 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -
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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 26 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 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 20 £388 +10.71% 11
London +17 17 £388 +10.71% 4
City of London +7 1 - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Gatwick - - - -
Hull - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Warwick - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Westminster - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 48 (96.00%) PHP
2 28 (56.00%) BDD
3 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (42.00%) HTML
6 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (34.00%) TDD
7 17 (34.00%) CSS
8 15 (30.00%) MySQL
8 15 (30.00%) Scrum
8 15 (30.00%) Selenium
9 13 (26.00%) Symfony
9 13 (26.00%) Zend
9 13 (26.00%) MVC
9 13 (26.00%) OO
10 12 (24.00%) Linux
10 12 (24.00%) jQuery
10 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
11 11 (22.00%) PHPUnit
12 10 (20.00%) Ruby
12 10 (20.00%) Laravel
13 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
14 8 (16.00%) RESTful
15 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
15 7 (14.00%) Web Development
15 7 (14.00%) SQL
15 7 (14.00%) Java
15 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js

Behat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) Drupal
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.00%) Selenium
3 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (22.00%) PHPUnit
5 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (10.00%) JIRA
7 5 (10.00%) Hudson
8 4 (8.00%) JMeter
9 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
9 3 (6.00%) Subversion
10 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
10 2 (4.00%) RSpec
11 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
11 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.00%) PhpStorm
11 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
11 1 (2.00%) Yeoman
11 1 (2.00%) Grunt
General
1 3 (6.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Magento Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) CSS
3 13 (26.00%) Symfony
4 12 (24.00%) jQuery
5 10 (20.00%) Laravel
6 8 (16.00%) RESTful
7 7 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
8 6 (12.00%) Sass
8 6 (12.00%) HTML5
9 5 (10.00%) Yii
10 4 (8.00%) Doctrine
10 4 (8.00%) LAMP
11 3 (6.00%) OAuth
11 3 (6.00%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (6.00%) Ajax
12 2 (4.00%) Semantic HTML
12 2 (4.00%) Gearman
12 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Interactive TV
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Social Network
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) CentOS
2 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) BDD
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) TDD
4 15 (30.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) MVC
5 13 (26.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Web Development
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) SOA
8 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.00%) OOP
9 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) PHP
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) Ruby
4 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) PHP5
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Capistrano
1 5 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Zend
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) SendGrid
3 1 (2.00%) Telerik
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