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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 615 613 609
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Behat 32 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 15
Median daily rate £420 £380 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +39.34%
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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 June 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 30 June 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 +24 32 £420 +10.52% 9
London +24 22 £420 +15.86% 4
City of London +58 6 £400 +14.28% 1
South West +6 5 £425 -
Bristol +5 5 £425 -
East of England - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £413 - 2
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Sheffield - 1 £413 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (76.67%) Git (software)
2 46 (76.67%) BDD
3 43 (71.67%) PHP
4 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 38 (63.33%) Cucumber
6 33 (55.00%) HTML
7 29 (48.33%) WebDriver
8 27 (45.00%) Selenium
9 26 (43.33%) SQL
10 25 (41.67%) CSS
10 25 (41.67%) TDD
10 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
11 21 (35.00%) JIRA
11 21 (35.00%) Sass
12 18 (30.00%) CSS3
12 18 (30.00%) MVC
13 16 (26.67%) XML
13 16 (26.67%) RESTful
14 15 (25.00%) OO
15 14 (23.33%) MySQL
15 14 (23.33%) Scrum
16 13 (21.67%) HTML5
17 12 (20.00%) Ruby
17 12 (20.00%) C#
17 12 (20.00%) Jasmine
18 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
18 11 (18.33%) Capybara
18 11 (18.33%) Vagrant
18 11 (18.33%) Rally

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 8 (13.33%) Confluence
2 6 (10.00%) Drupal
3 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) DB2
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (76.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (63.33%) Cucumber
3 29 (48.33%) WebDriver
4 27 (45.00%) Selenium
5 21 (35.00%) JIRA
6 12 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 11 (18.33%) Capybara
7 11 (18.33%) PHPUnit
7 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
7 11 (18.33%) Vagrant
8 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 9 (15.00%) Grunt
9 9 (15.00%) Subversion
10 8 (13.33%) gulp
10 8 (13.33%) Mocha
10 8 (13.33%) WATIR
11 7 (11.67%) Appium
12 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
13 3 (5.00%) JMeter
13 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (8.33%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Automation Tester
6 7 (11.67%) Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (10.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (6.67%) Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) HTML
2 25 (41.67%) CSS
3 21 (35.00%) Sass
4 18 (30.00%) CSS3
5 16 (26.67%) RESTful
5 16 (26.67%) XML
6 13 (21.67%) HTML5
7 10 (16.67%) Laravel
7 10 (16.67%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 8 (13.33%) Symfony
8 8 (13.33%) Twig
9 7 (11.67%) JSON
9 7 (11.67%) REST
9 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.33%) Ajax
10 5 (8.33%) LESS
10 5 (8.33%) Zend Framework
11 4 (6.67%) DHTML
11 4 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) Fintech
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Unix
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) CentOS
3 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (76.67%) BDD
3 25 (41.67%) TDD
3 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 18 (30.00%) MVC
5 15 (25.00%) OO
6 14 (23.33%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) Front End Development
8 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.00%) User Stories
10 8 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (13.33%) Open Source
10 8 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement
10 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
10 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
11 7 (11.67%) API Development
11 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (71.67%) PHP
2 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (43.33%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (20.00%) Ruby
5 10 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (6.67%) Apex Code
6 4 (6.67%) SOQL
6 4 (6.67%) SOSL
7 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (16.67%) ISEB
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 8 (13.33%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Rally
2 6 (10.00%) Zend
3 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) comScore
4 1 (1.67%) Gigya
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