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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behat
Rank 584 629 621
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs citing Behat 55 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.048% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 17
Median daily rate £415 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £338 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.95% +11.48%
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
15892 16325 15688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 28.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11020 11072 9962
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 292 216
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 2016.

Behat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Behat
Top 9 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 28 August 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 +28 54 £415 +2.15% 14
East Midlands +35 41 £425 +20.56% 2
Nottingham - 34 £438 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 34 £438 - 1
London -3 13 £350 -16.41% 4
City of London +34 2 £388 +10.71% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (87.21%) BDD
3 74 (86.05%) PHP
4 63 (73.26%) Git (software)
5 62 (72.09%) JavaScript
6 60 (69.77%) Cucumber
7 57 (66.28%) WebDriver
8 51 (59.30%) Jenkins
9 46 (53.49%) Docker
10 44 (51.16%) HTML
11 43 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (47.67%) CSS
14 35 (40.70%) OO
15 33 (38.37%) Elasticsearch
16 31 (36.05%) Zend
17 30 (34.88%) MVC
17 30 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (34.88%) CSS3
18 29 (33.72%) Front End Development
18 29 (33.72%) JIRA
19 28 (32.56%) OO PHP
20 26 (30.23%) Doctrine
20 26 (30.23%) AngularJS
21 25 (29.07%) Zend Framework
22 24 (27.91%) Unix
22 24 (27.91%) Linux
23 23 (26.74%) HTTP
23 23 (26.74%) TDD
23 23 (26.74%) Open Source

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 33 (38.37%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (24.42%) Confluence
3 6 (6.98%) Drupal
4 3 (3.49%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 14 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) GIS
3 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.49%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (73.26%) Git (software)
2 60 (69.77%) Cucumber
3 57 (66.28%) WebDriver
4 51 (59.30%) Jenkins
5 29 (33.72%) JIRA
6 21 (24.42%) Grunt
6 21 (24.42%) gulp
7 18 (20.93%) Selenium
8 13 (15.12%) Protractor
9 12 (13.95%) Jasmine
10 11 (12.79%) Vagrant
11 10 (11.63%) PHPUnit
12 8 (9.30%) Mocha
13 7 (8.14%) Capybara
13 7 (8.14%) SpecFlow
13 7 (8.14%) Subversion
14 6 (6.98%) Appium
14 6 (6.98%) WATIR
15 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
15 4 (4.65%) JMeter
General
1 5 (5.81%) Games
1 5 (5.81%) Retail
1 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 34 (39.53%) Senior Developer
3 29 (33.72%) PHP Developer
4 21 (24.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (17.44%) Senior PHP Developer
6 13 (15.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.98%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.98%) PHP Zend Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.65%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.16%) HTML
2 41 (47.67%) CSS
3 30 (34.88%) CSS3
4 26 (30.23%) AngularJS
4 26 (30.23%) Doctrine
5 25 (29.07%) Zend Framework
6 20 (23.26%) Twig
7 16 (18.60%) LESS
7 16 (18.60%) Sass
8 14 (16.28%) Gherkin
9 13 (15.12%) Symfony
9 13 (15.12%) XML
10 10 (11.63%) Ajax
10 10 (11.63%) HTML5
11 8 (9.30%) RESTful
11 8 (9.30%) Web Services
12 6 (6.98%) JSON
13 5 (5.81%) REST
14 4 (4.65%) JMS
14 4 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Visualisation
2 10 (11.63%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Linux
1 24 (27.91%) Unix
2 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.49%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (87.21%) BDD
3 43 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (40.70%) OO
6 30 (34.88%) MVC
7 29 (33.72%) Front End Development
8 28 (32.56%) OO PHP
9 23 (26.74%) Open Source
9 23 (26.74%) TDD
10 18 (20.93%) Case Management
11 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.95%) Line Management
13 11 (12.79%) Service Design
14 10 (11.63%) Scrum
15 8 (9.30%) Progressive Enhancement
15 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
16 7 (8.14%) Automated Testing
16 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
16 7 (8.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (86.05%) PHP
2 62 (72.09%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.58%) SQL
4 9 (10.47%) Java
5 8 (9.30%) C#
5 8 (9.30%) Ruby
6 4 (4.65%) Apex Code
6 4 (4.65%) SOQL
6 4 (4.65%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) DBS Check
2 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) WAI
2 4 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (53.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Zend
2 7 (8.14%) Rally
3 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.16%) comScore
4 1 (1.16%) Gigya
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
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