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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JBehave
Rank 556 491 527
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +36
Contract jobs citing JBehave 40 104 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.20% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 79 18
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£463 £450 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -5.18%
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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 29 May 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 27 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 29 May 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 -78 40 £463 +2.77% 6
London -55 26 £550 +22.22% 6
City of London -3 7 £550 -12.00% 3
South West +16 4 £425 +21.42%
Berkshire +7 4 £413 -
South East 0 4 £413 -
Croydon - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £481 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £481 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Cambridge - 2 £481 -
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Bristol +8 1 £310 -11.42%
Yorkshire -26 1 £425 +37.09%
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £375 -
Bournemouth - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £413 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 £413 -
Liverpool - 1 £650 -
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Merseyside - 1 £650 -
North East - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 £650 -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (86.11%) Java
2 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (77.78%) Selenium
4 49 (68.06%) Cucumber
5 46 (63.89%) BDD
6 40 (55.56%) TDD
7 37 (51.39%) QA
8 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (43.06%) WebDriver
9 31 (43.06%) Scrum
10 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 22 (30.56%) JUnit
12 21 (29.17%) SQL
12 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
13 20 (27.78%) HTML
14 19 (26.39%) Kanban
15 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
16 17 (23.61%) OO
17 16 (22.22%) XML
17 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
18 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
18 13 (18.06%) Web Services
18 13 (18.06%) Gherkin
18 13 (18.06%) Hudson
18 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
19 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
20 11 (15.28%) Subversion
20 11 (15.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 11 (15.28%) Scala
21 10 (13.89%) Mockito

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) DB2
1 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 56 (77.78%) Selenium
2 49 (68.06%) Cucumber
3 31 (43.06%) WebDriver
4 22 (30.56%) JUnit
5 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (18.06%) Hudson
8 11 (15.28%) Subversion
8 11 (15.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (13.89%) Mockito
10 8 (11.11%) JMeter
10 8 (11.11%) Maven
10 8 (11.11%) JIRA
11 7 (9.72%) Appium
11 7 (9.72%) TestNG
11 7 (9.72%) SoapUI
12 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
12 6 (8.33%) Calabash
13 4 (5.56%) Capybara
13 4 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 10 (13.89%) Banking
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Front Office
4 6 (8.33%) Games
5 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Tester
3 12 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Automation Tester
5 8 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Tester
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) XML
3 13 (18.06%) Web Services
3 13 (18.06%) Gherkin
4 9 (12.50%) Spring
4 9 (12.50%) HTML5
4 9 (12.50%) REST
5 8 (11.11%) RESTful
5 8 (11.11%) SOAP
6 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
6 7 (9.72%) JSON
7 6 (8.33%) CSS
8 5 (6.94%) J2EE
9 4 (5.56%) JMS
9 4 (5.56%) jQuery
10 3 (4.17%) JSP
10 3 (4.17%) Flash
10 3 (4.17%) Akka
10 3 (4.17%) CSS3
11 2 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.94%) Online Games
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.56%) Derivative
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) UNIX
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) BDD
3 40 (55.56%) TDD
4 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (43.06%) Scrum
6 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 19 (26.39%) Kanban
8 17 (23.61%) OO
9 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
11 10 (13.89%) SDLC
11 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
13 8 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
13 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (9.72%) Use Case
14 7 (9.72%) Migration
14 7 (9.72%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) Java
2 21 (29.17%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) Scala
5 8 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (9.72%) Ruby
7 6 (8.33%) Groovy
7 6 (8.33%) C#
8 4 (5.56%) C
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) Haskell
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) ISEB
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (51.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.39%) Coverity
3 1 (1.39%) hybris
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