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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JBehave
Rank 573 552 537
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs citing JBehave 47 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.84% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 35
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £320 £370
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -13.51%
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
7557 7024 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.29% 12.85% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 4513 3677
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 152 144
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 £23.83 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 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 31 July 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 -36 46 £438 -2.77% 17
London -9 36 £450 - 10
South West - 9 £438 - 4
Gloucestershire - 7 £438 - 1
City of London -12 5 £550 - 4
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Croydon - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £335 -
Gloucester - 3 £438 -
Liverpool - 1 £650 -
Merseyside - 1 £650 -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 3
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £650 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (84.21%) Java
2 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (72.37%) Selenium
4 51 (67.11%) Cucumber
5 42 (55.26%) BDD
5 42 (55.26%) TDD
6 36 (47.37%) Scrum
7 33 (43.42%) Test Automation
8 31 (40.79%) QA
9 25 (32.89%) HTML
10 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
10 23 (30.26%) WebDriver
11 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (27.63%) SQL
12 21 (27.63%) Automated Testing
13 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
14 18 (23.68%) JUnit
15 17 (22.37%) Python
16 16 (21.05%) Kanban
17 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
17 15 (19.74%) Linux
17 15 (19.74%) Maven
17 15 (19.74%) Spring
18 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
18 14 (18.42%) XML
18 14 (18.42%) Gherkin
19 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
19 13 (17.11%) OO
20 12 (15.79%) SOAP
20 12 (15.79%) Software Testing

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.58%) Confluence
2 5 (6.58%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) PaaS
1 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) DB2
2 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.32%) HBase
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (72.37%) Selenium
2 51 (67.11%) Cucumber
3 23 (30.26%) WebDriver
4 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 18 (23.68%) JUnit
6 15 (19.74%) Maven
7 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
8 12 (15.79%) JMeter
9 9 (11.84%) SoapUI
10 7 (9.21%) Subversion
10 7 (9.21%) Mockito
10 7 (9.21%) JIRA
11 6 (7.89%) LoadRunner
11 6 (7.89%) Appium
12 5 (6.58%) Calabash
12 5 (6.58%) Ant
13 4 (5.26%) ClearCase
14 3 (3.95%) Mercurial
14 3 (3.95%) Hudson
14 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.16%) Banking
2 9 (11.84%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Front Office
3 7 (9.21%) Games
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) Tester
3 13 (17.11%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Automation Tester
4 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) QA Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) HTML
2 15 (19.74%) Spring
3 14 (18.42%) XML
3 14 (18.42%) Gherkin
4 12 (15.79%) REST
4 12 (15.79%) SOAP
5 11 (14.47%) Web Services
6 8 (10.53%) CSS
6 8 (10.53%) RESTful
6 8 (10.53%) HTML5
7 7 (9.21%) JSON
7 7 (9.21%) J2EE
8 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.26%) JSP
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
9 4 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.95%) Akka
10 3 (3.95%) LAMP
10 3 (3.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Online Games
2 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (5.26%) DataPower
3 4 (5.26%) Derivative
4 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (55.26%) TDD
2 42 (55.26%) BDD
3 36 (47.37%) Scrum
4 33 (43.42%) Test Automation
5 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (27.63%) Automated Testing
7 16 (21.05%) Kanban
8 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
9 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 13 (17.11%) OO
11 12 (15.79%) Software Testing
12 10 (13.16%) SDLC
13 9 (11.84%) API Testing
14 8 (10.53%) DevOps
14 8 (10.53%) Migration
15 7 (9.21%) Test Planning
15 7 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
16 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (84.21%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.63%) SQL
4 17 (22.37%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) Perl
5 6 (7.89%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Scala
6 5 (6.58%) C#
7 4 (5.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) C
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) Haskell
9 2 (2.63%) Clojure
10 1 (1.32%) Groovy
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) ISEB
1 10 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (40.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Puppet
2 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 4 (5.26%) Cadence
3 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
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