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 1 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 603 603 595
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Behat 36 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -2.43%
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
14882 14402 14444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.73% 26.99% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10548 9521 9590
Median daily rate £415 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 198 177
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.20 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.86 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +6 36 £425 +13.33% 8
London 0 21 £425 +13.33% 2
South West +3 7 £400 +45.45%
Bristol +3 7 £400 +45.45%
City of London +38 6 £400 +14.28%
Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Westminster - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
Sheffield - 1 £413 -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 59 (80.82%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (75.34%) BDD
3 54 (73.97%) PHP
4 53 (72.60%) Git (software)
5 46 (63.01%) JavaScript
6 41 (56.16%) HTML
7 39 (53.42%) Cucumber
8 33 (45.21%) WebDriver
8 33 (45.21%) Selenium
9 32 (43.84%) TDD
10 31 (42.47%) SQL
11 29 (39.73%) Test Automation
12 27 (36.99%) CSS
13 22 (30.14%) JIRA
13 22 (30.14%) Sass
14 21 (28.77%) MVC
15 20 (27.40%) RESTful
15 20 (27.40%) PHPUnit
16 19 (26.03%) XML
16 19 (26.03%) MySQL
17 18 (24.66%) CSS3
18 17 (23.29%) OO
19 15 (20.55%) Unix
19 15 (20.55%) Scrum
19 15 (20.55%) QA
20 14 (19.18%) HTML5
21 13 (17.81%) Laravel
21 13 (17.81%) Front End Development
21 13 (17.81%) Subversion
22 12 (16.44%) C#

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 (10.96%) Confluence
1 8 (10.96%) Drupal
2 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.74%) Node.js
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) SMTP
2 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) MySQL
2 8 (10.96%) DB2
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (72.60%) Git (software)
2 39 (53.42%) Cucumber
3 33 (45.21%) Selenium
3 33 (45.21%) WebDriver
4 22 (30.14%) JIRA
5 20 (27.40%) PHPUnit
6 13 (17.81%) Subversion
7 12 (16.44%) Jasmine
8 11 (15.07%) Capybara
8 11 (15.07%) SpecFlow
8 11 (15.07%) Vagrant
9 9 (12.33%) Appium
9 9 (12.33%) Grunt
9 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
10 8 (10.96%) gulp
10 8 (10.96%) Mocha
10 8 (10.96%) WATIR
11 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (4.11%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (12.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.85%) Games
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) PHP Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Tester
5 11 (15.07%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.96%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Consultant
8 7 (9.59%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (9.59%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (9.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.85%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) QA Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Consultant
11 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) HTML
2 27 (36.99%) CSS
3 22 (30.14%) Sass
4 20 (27.40%) RESTful
5 19 (26.03%) XML
6 18 (24.66%) CSS3
7 14 (19.18%) HTML5
8 13 (17.81%) Laravel
9 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
10 10 (13.70%) Symfony
11 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (10.96%) JSON
12 8 (10.96%) REST
12 8 (10.96%) Twig
12 8 (10.96%) Web Services
13 6 (8.22%) Zend Framework
14 5 (6.85%) Ajax
14 5 (6.85%) jQuery
14 5 (6.85%) LESS
14 5 (6.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Fintech
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Unix
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) CentOS
3 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (75.34%) BDD
3 32 (43.84%) TDD
4 29 (39.73%) Test Automation
5 21 (28.77%) MVC
6 17 (23.29%) OO
7 15 (20.55%) Scrum
8 13 (17.81%) Front End Development
9 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (15.07%) User Stories
11 10 (13.70%) Software Testing
11 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
11 10 (13.70%) Web Development
12 9 (12.33%) Open Source
12 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
13 8 (10.96%) Coaching
13 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
13 8 (10.96%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (10.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (73.97%) PHP
2 46 (63.01%) JavaScript
3 31 (42.47%) SQL
4 12 (16.44%) C#
4 12 (16.44%) Ruby
5 10 (13.70%) Java
6 4 (5.48%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.48%) SOQL
6 4 (5.48%) SOSL
7 3 (4.11%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) ISTQB
2 10 (13.70%) ISEB
3 6 (8.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
2 8 (10.96%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Rally
2 9 (12.33%) Zend
3 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.74%) comScore
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle