The table below looks at the statistics for JBehave skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JBehave over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 576 526 535
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +9
Contract jobs citing JBehave 37 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.097% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 37
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£494 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £350 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £350 £230
% change year-on-year
+46.42% +52.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -

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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

JBehave
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JBehave within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JBehave Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JBehave
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JBehave within the UK.

JBehave Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JBehave
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JBehave within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

JBehave Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JBehave
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JBehave within the UK.

JBehave Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JBehave
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBehave within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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 -41 35 £475 +15.85% 17
London -20 26 £425 - 15
City of London +5 6 £360 -15.29% 9
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
Scotland - 2 £494 -
Cardiff - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Watford - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JBehave 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 JBehave.

1 96 (88.89%) Java
2 79 (73.15%) Selenium
2 79 (73.15%) Cucumber
3 75 (69.44%) BDD
3 75 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (67.59%) TDD
5 58 (53.70%) WebDriver
6 42 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 41 (37.96%) JUnit
8 40 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (36.11%) Scrum
10 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
10 37 (34.26%) HTML
10 37 (34.26%) Linux
11 36 (33.33%) XML
12 31 (28.70%) QA
13 29 (26.85%) Ruby
13 29 (26.85%) Git (software)
14 28 (25.93%) Hudson
14 28 (25.93%) Web Services
15 25 (23.15%) SOA
15 25 (23.15%) Maven
16 24 (22.22%) SOAP
16 24 (22.22%) SoapUI
16 24 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (22.22%) TeamCity
17 23 (21.30%) OO
17 23 (21.30%) CSS
18 22 (20.37%) Finance
19 21 (19.44%) Subversion

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JBehave 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 JBehave. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (17.59%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (2.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) DB2
1 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 79 (73.15%) Selenium
1 79 (73.15%) Cucumber
2 58 (53.70%) WebDriver
3 41 (37.96%) JUnit
4 29 (26.85%) Git (software)
5 28 (25.93%) Hudson
6 25 (23.15%) Maven
7 24 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (22.22%) TeamCity
7 24 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 21 (19.44%) Mockito
8 21 (19.44%) Subversion
9 14 (12.96%) Ant
9 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
10 11 (10.19%) JMeter
11 10 (9.26%) Eclipse
11 10 (9.26%) JIRA
12 7 (6.48%) FitNesse
12 7 (6.48%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.63%) Robotium
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 21 (19.44%) Tester
3 17 (15.74%) Automation Tester
4 16 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.48%) QA Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Architect
10 2 (1.85%) Consultant
10 2 (1.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.26%) HTML
2 36 (33.33%) XML
3 28 (25.93%) Web Services
4 24 (22.22%) SOAP
5 23 (21.30%) CSS
6 10 (9.26%) Spring
6 10 (9.26%) JSON
6 10 (9.26%) REST
7 8 (7.41%) RESTful
8 7 (6.48%) Spring MVC
9 6 (5.56%) XSLT
10 5 (4.63%) JSP
11 4 (3.70%) J2EE
11 4 (3.70%) JMS
11 4 (3.70%) VXML
11 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.70%) Ajax
11 4 (3.70%) CCXML
12 3 (2.78%) JDBC
12 3 (2.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Open Source
1 17 (15.74%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.26%) New Media
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Equities
6 1 (0.93%) IPTV
6 1 (0.93%) Online Games
6 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.26%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) AIX
3 5 (4.63%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (69.44%) BDD
2 73 (67.59%) TDD
3 42 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 40 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (36.11%) Scrum
6 25 (23.15%) SOA
7 23 (21.30%) OO
8 19 (17.59%) Kanban
9 16 (14.81%) Pair Programming
9 16 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 14 (12.96%) User Stories
10 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
11 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
12 10 (9.26%) Test Scripting
12 10 (9.26%) DevOps
13 8 (7.41%) MVC
13 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (88.89%) Java
2 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.85%) Ruby
4 20 (18.52%) Python
5 16 (14.81%) SQL
6 14 (12.96%) PHP
7 11 (10.19%) C#
8 9 (8.33%) Scala
9 8 (7.41%) Perl
10 7 (6.48%) XPath
11 6 (5.56%) Groovy
11 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.70%) C++
13 2 (1.85%) XQuery
14 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.93%) C
14 1 (0.93%) VBScript
14 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) ISEB
2 5 (4.63%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Adobe
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Splunk
4 2 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Cadence
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago