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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JBehave
Rank 573 576 542
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs citing JBehave 57 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.057% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.44% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 47
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£431 £475 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £412 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £500 £351
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +42.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8236 7282 6271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.90% 12.88% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4672 4023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 138 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 18 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 2 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 54 £438 -9.32% 12
London +6 39 £438 -7.89% 9
South West - 9 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £438 -
City of London +12 4 £468 -15.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £550 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Gloucester - 4 £438 -
East of England - 4 £394 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £394 -
Scotland -4 3 £375 -21.05% 1
Edinburgh -8 3 £375 -21.05%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £335 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £370 -
South East -24 2 £556 +5.95% 2
Leatherhead - 2 £556 -
Surrey - 2 £556 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 85 (87.63%) Java
2 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (65.98%) Selenium
4 62 (63.92%) Cucumber
5 57 (58.76%) BDD
6 53 (54.64%) TDD
7 41 (42.27%) Scrum
8 36 (37.11%) QA
8 36 (37.11%) Test Automation
9 34 (35.05%) HTML
10 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
11 30 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (28.87%) SQL
13 26 (26.80%) JUnit
14 25 (25.77%) WebDriver
14 25 (25.77%) Jenkins
15 21 (21.65%) Git (software)
15 21 (21.65%) Python
16 20 (20.62%) XML
16 20 (20.62%) Linux
16 20 (20.62%) Automated Testing
17 18 (18.56%) JMeter
17 18 (18.56%) OO
18 17 (17.53%) Maven
18 17 (17.53%) Spring
19 16 (16.49%) Kanban
19 16 (16.49%) Unit Testing
19 16 (16.49%) Gherkin
20 14 (14.43%) CSS
21 13 (13.40%) SOAP

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.22%) Confluence
3 5 (5.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (5.15%) CMS
3 5 (5.15%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.06%) PaaS
1 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) DSL
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) DB2
2 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.09%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.09%) Big Data
6 2 (2.06%) HBase
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 64 (65.98%) Selenium
2 62 (63.92%) Cucumber
3 26 (26.80%) JUnit
4 25 (25.77%) WebDriver
4 25 (25.77%) Jenkins
5 21 (21.65%) Git (software)
6 18 (18.56%) JMeter
7 17 (17.53%) Maven
8 11 (11.34%) JIRA
8 11 (11.34%) Mockito
9 10 (10.31%) Subversion
10 9 (9.28%) SoapUI
10 9 (9.28%) TeamCity
11 8 (8.25%) Appium
11 8 (8.25%) LoadRunner
12 7 (7.22%) Mercurial
13 6 (6.19%) Hudson
14 5 (5.15%) Ant
15 4 (4.12%) ClearCase
15 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (12.37%) Banking
2 11 (11.34%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Front Office
6 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.06%) Back Office
8 1 (1.03%) Automotive
8 1 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.03%) International Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Marketing
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Tester
3 18 (18.56%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.43%) Analyst
4 14 (14.43%) QA Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) Automation Tester
6 8 (8.25%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Agile Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) HTML
2 20 (20.62%) XML
3 17 (17.53%) Spring
4 16 (16.49%) Gherkin
5 14 (14.43%) CSS
6 13 (13.40%) SOAP
7 12 (12.37%) Web Services
7 12 (12.37%) HTML5
7 12 (12.37%) REST
8 9 (9.28%) J2EE
9 8 (8.25%) Hibernate
9 8 (8.25%) CSS3
9 8 (8.25%) JSON
10 7 (7.22%) jQuery
10 7 (7.22%) RESTful
11 6 (6.19%) JMS
12 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.12%) JPA
13 4 (4.12%) JDBC
13 4 (4.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.19%) Online Games
3 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Derivative
4 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (4.12%) DataPower
4 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) GIS
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) UNIX
3 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) AIX
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (58.76%) BDD
3 53 (54.64%) TDD
4 41 (42.27%) Scrum
5 36 (37.11%) Test Automation
6 30 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.62%) Automated Testing
8 18 (18.56%) OO
9 16 (16.49%) Unit Testing
9 16 (16.49%) Kanban
10 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.37%) Software Testing
12 11 (11.34%) SDLC
13 9 (9.28%) API Testing
13 9 (9.28%) Test Planning
13 9 (9.28%) Multithreading
14 8 (8.25%) User Stories
14 8 (8.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
14 8 (8.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (87.63%) Java
2 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.87%) SQL
4 21 (21.65%) Python
5 9 (9.28%) C++
6 7 (7.22%) Scala
7 6 (6.19%) Perl
8 5 (5.15%) C#
8 5 (5.15%) Ruby
9 3 (3.09%) Groovy
9 3 (3.09%) PHP
10 2 (2.06%) VBA
10 2 (2.06%) Clojure
10 2 (2.06%) Haskell
11 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) ISEB
1 12 (12.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (11.34%) Degree
3 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (37.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
2 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 5 (5.15%) IBM
3 4 (4.12%) Adobe
3 4 (4.12%) Cadence
3 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.09%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) ESRI
6 1 (1.03%) hybris
6 1 (1.03%) Solace
6 1 (1.03%) Calypso
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft