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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behat
UK
Rank 584 575 586
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Behat 16 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.085% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 13
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £348 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
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
13751 14734 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.66% 28.97% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9453 10131 9262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 264 181
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -2 16 £325 -13.33% 10
London -4 12 £325 -18.75% 5
Yorkshire +11 2 £425 - 1
Sheffield -1 2 £425 -
South Yorkshire -6 2 £425 -
City of London -18 2 £350 -12.50% 3
North West - 2 £320 -
Merseyside - 2 £320 -
Liverpool - 2 £320 -

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 72 (96.00%) PHP
2 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (80.00%) BDD
4 46 (61.33%) Jenkins
5 44 (58.67%) Docker
6 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
7 41 (54.67%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 39 (52.00%) Git (software)
9 34 (45.33%) Doctrine
10 33 (44.00%) OO
10 33 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (41.33%) OO PHP
12 30 (40.00%) PHPUnit
13 27 (36.00%) Cucumber
14 26 (34.67%) HTTP
14 26 (34.67%) Elasticsearch
15 25 (33.33%) HTML
15 25 (33.33%) CSS
15 25 (33.33%) WebDriver
15 25 (33.33%) Symfony
15 25 (33.33%) Zend
16 24 (32.00%) Relational Database
17 21 (28.00%) Zend Framework
18 20 (26.67%) Linux
19 19 (25.33%) Mentoring
20 16 (21.33%) CSS3
20 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
20 16 (21.33%) Web Development
20 16 (21.33%) Drupal

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 26 (34.67%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (21.33%) Drupal
3 8 (10.67%) Confluence
4 6 (8.00%) Apache
5 4 (5.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Photoshop
1 8 (10.67%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (61.33%) Jenkins
2 39 (52.00%) Git (software)
3 30 (40.00%) PHPUnit
4 27 (36.00%) Cucumber
5 25 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 9 (12.00%) JIRA
7 8 (10.67%) Grunt
7 8 (10.67%) gulp
7 8 (10.67%) Protractor
7 8 (10.67%) Selenium
8 6 (8.00%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.33%) Ant
10 1 (1.33%) Appium
10 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.33%) JUnit
10 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 27 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Drupal Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Symfony Developer
7 6 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 3 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Development Manager
11 2 (2.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.33%) Doctrine
2 25 (33.33%) CSS
2 25 (33.33%) HTML
2 25 (33.33%) Symfony
3 21 (28.00%) Zend Framework
4 16 (21.33%) CSS3
5 15 (20.00%) JMS
6 13 (17.33%) jQuery
7 12 (16.00%) Web Services
8 11 (14.67%) RESTful
9 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.67%) Gherkin
10 8 (10.67%) HTML5
10 8 (10.67%) LAMP
10 8 (10.67%) LESS
10 8 (10.67%) Sass
11 7 (9.33%) Twig
12 6 (8.00%) Laravel
12 6 (8.00%) RequireJS
13 5 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Unix
3 10 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (80.00%) BDD
3 41 (54.67%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (44.00%) OO
6 31 (41.33%) OO PHP
7 19 (25.33%) Mentoring
8 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
8 16 (21.33%) Web Development
9 15 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 15 (20.00%) MVC
10 14 (18.67%) TDD
11 13 (17.33%) Case Management
12 10 (13.33%) OOP
13 9 (12.00%) Line Management
13 9 (12.00%) Open Source
14 7 (9.33%) Refactoring
14 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (8.00%) B2B
15 6 (8.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (96.00%) PHP
2 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) PHP 5
4 4 (5.33%) SQL
5 2 (2.67%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
2 8 (10.67%) WAI
3 5 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) SDET
4 1 (1.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.67%) Piwik
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (2.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.33%) Pardot
3 1 (1.33%) PayPal
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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