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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 557 494 470
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -24
Contract jobs citing JBehave 51 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 1.25% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 67 52
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£421 £420 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £363 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +22.91%
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
7295 6008 5832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.19% 11.62% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 3856 3589
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 19 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 18 December 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 -52 49 £420 - 11
London -4 40 £423 +0.59% 8
City of London +4 13 £425 -17.07% 6
East of England - 6 £400 - 1
Reading +16 1 £525 +33.33%
Berkshire 0 1 £525 +33.33%
South East -40 1 £525 +33.33%
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Warwick - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 64 (90.14%) Java
2 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (63.38%) Selenium
4 43 (60.56%) Cucumber
4 43 (60.56%) BDD
5 39 (54.93%) TDD
6 31 (43.66%) WebDriver
7 30 (42.25%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (40.85%) Scrum
9 28 (39.44%) JUnit
10 23 (32.39%) XML
10 23 (32.39%) QA
11 22 (30.99%) Jenkins
12 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
12 21 (29.58%) HTML
12 21 (29.58%) SQL
13 20 (28.17%) Web Services
13 20 (28.17%) Maven
14 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
15 18 (25.35%) SOAP
15 18 (25.35%) Linux
16 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
16 17 (23.94%) Kanban
17 15 (21.13%) Ruby
17 15 (21.13%) Finance
17 15 (21.13%) Hudson
18 14 (19.72%) Python
19 13 (18.31%) Ant
19 13 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 12 (16.90%) JSON

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (9.86%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.45%) DB2
2 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (63.38%) Selenium
2 43 (60.56%) Cucumber
3 31 (43.66%) WebDriver
4 28 (39.44%) JUnit
5 22 (30.99%) Jenkins
6 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
7 20 (28.17%) Maven
8 15 (21.13%) Hudson
9 13 (18.31%) Ant
9 13 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (15.49%) SoapUI
10 11 (15.49%) Eclipse
11 10 (14.08%) JMeter
11 10 (14.08%) JIRA
11 10 (14.08%) TeamCity
12 9 (12.68%) Subversion
12 9 (12.68%) IntelliJ
13 7 (9.86%) Mockito
13 7 (9.86%) TestNG
14 6 (8.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Tester
4 9 (12.68%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) XML
2 21 (29.58%) HTML
3 20 (28.17%) Web Services
4 18 (25.35%) SOAP
5 12 (16.90%) JSON
5 12 (16.90%) REST
6 10 (14.08%) CSS
7 9 (12.68%) Spring
8 7 (9.86%) JDBC
8 7 (9.86%) JSP
9 6 (8.45%) Spring MVC
10 4 (5.63%) XSLT
10 4 (5.63%) RESTful
11 3 (4.23%) Ajax
11 3 (4.23%) Struts
11 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.82%) JMS
12 2 (2.82%) J2EE
12 2 (2.82%) Struts2
12 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Open Source
2 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.04%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Equities
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) AIX
3 3 (4.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (60.56%) BDD
3 39 (54.93%) TDD
4 30 (42.25%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (40.85%) Scrum
6 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
7 17 (23.94%) Kanban
8 10 (14.08%) DevOps
9 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
9 9 (12.68%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.68%) Extreme Programming
9 9 (12.68%) Pair Programming
9 9 (12.68%) OO
10 8 (11.27%) SOA
10 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.86%) User Stories
11 7 (9.86%) Content Management
11 7 (9.86%) MVC
12 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (90.14%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.13%) Ruby
5 14 (19.72%) Python
6 10 (14.08%) Scala
7 9 (12.68%) Perl
8 6 (8.45%) Groovy
9 5 (7.04%) C++
10 3 (4.23%) C#
10 3 (4.23%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) XPath
11 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Puppet
1 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Adobe
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.41%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Cadence
4 1 (1.41%) Coverity
4 1 (1.41%) SAP