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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behat
Rank 551 548 530
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Behat 25 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.055% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.46% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 2
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£400 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
7067 6116 5041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.45% 11.96% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 3849 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £54.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 28 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 2 March 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 25 £400 +14.28% 11
London +14 23 £400 +14.28% 8
City of London +9 5 £383 +9.28% 2
South East -20 1 £350 -
West Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Hull - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) BDD
4 20 (41.67%) HTML
5 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) Scrum
5 17 (35.42%) Selenium
6 16 (33.33%) CSS
7 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 13 (27.08%) TDD
9 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 12 (25.00%) PHPUnit
10 11 (22.92%) Linux
10 11 (22.92%) MySQL
11 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.75%) jQuery
12 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
13 8 (16.67%) OO
13 8 (16.67%) HTML5
14 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
14 7 (14.58%) QA
14 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) JMeter
14 7 (14.58%) Ruby
14 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Symfony
15 6 (12.50%) ISEB
15 6 (12.50%) Java

Behat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) Redis
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.58%) JMeter
5 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.42%) Hudson
7 4 (8.33%) Subversion
8 2 (4.17%) RSpec
9 1 (2.08%) JUnit
9 1 (2.08%) JIRA
9 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.08%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Tester
3 9 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Magento Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (18.75%) jQuery
3 9 (18.75%) Gherkin
4 8 (16.67%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) Symfony
6 5 (10.42%) Sass
7 4 (8.33%) RESTful
7 4 (8.33%) LAMP
7 4 (8.33%) CSS3
8 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) Doctrine
9 2 (4.17%) Drush
9 2 (4.17%) Laravel
9 2 (4.17%) Web Services
9 2 (4.17%) XML
9 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (2.08%) REST
10 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Interactive TV
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) BDD
3 17 (35.42%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 7 (14.58%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) SOA
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) Ruby
4 6 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Varnish
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Zend
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Telerik
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