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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JBehave
Rank 585 525 548
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +23
Contract jobs citing JBehave 19 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.99% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 57 38
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£475 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £353 £180
% change year-on-year
+41.84% +95.83%
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
7375 6260 6373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4055 3538
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 £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 239
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 September 2014.

JBehave Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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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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 -65 18 £488 +21.87% 11
London -16 15 £450 +6.50% 8
City of London +14 2 £475 +11.76% 1
South East -22 2 £525 +35.48%
Scotland -12 1 £475 +34.75%
Surbiton - 1 - -
Watford - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 98 (83.05%) Java
1 98 (83.05%) Cucumber
2 94 (79.66%) BDD
3 87 (73.73%) TDD
4 84 (71.19%) Selenium
5 82 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (55.08%) WebDriver
7 53 (44.92%) Test Automation
8 41 (34.75%) JUnit
9 39 (33.05%) JavaScript
9 39 (33.05%) Linux
10 38 (32.20%) Scrum
10 38 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (31.36%) XML
11 37 (31.36%) HTML
12 36 (30.51%) SOA
13 34 (28.81%) Web Services
13 34 (28.81%) Ruby
14 33 (27.97%) Git (software)
15 32 (27.12%) Hudson
16 30 (25.42%) QA
16 30 (25.42%) SOAP
17 29 (24.58%) Subversion
18 26 (22.03%) CSS
18 26 (22.03%) OO
19 25 (21.19%) Mockito
19 25 (21.19%) TeamCity
19 25 (21.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 24 (20.34%) SoapUI
21 23 (19.49%) Finance

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (17.80%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (6.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) uiautomator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.69%) SSL
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) DB2
2 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 98 (83.05%) Cucumber
2 84 (71.19%) Selenium
3 65 (55.08%) WebDriver
4 41 (34.75%) JUnit
5 33 (27.97%) Git (software)
6 32 (27.12%) Hudson
7 29 (24.58%) Subversion
8 25 (21.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (21.19%) TeamCity
8 25 (21.19%) Mockito
9 24 (20.34%) SoapUI
10 22 (18.64%) Maven
11 15 (12.71%) eggPlant
12 13 (11.02%) Robotium
13 12 (10.17%) Jenkins
13 12 (10.17%) Calabash
14 10 (8.47%) JIRA
14 10 (8.47%) JMeter
15 8 (6.78%) Ant
16 7 (5.93%) FitNesse
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Developer
2 23 (19.49%) Tester
3 17 (14.41%) Automation Tester
4 15 (12.71%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (8.47%) Test Leader
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) QA Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.24%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Architect
11 3 (2.54%) Agile Tester
12 2 (1.69%) Senior Automation Tester
12 2 (1.69%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.69%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.36%) HTML
1 37 (31.36%) XML
2 34 (28.81%) Web Services
3 30 (25.42%) SOAP
4 26 (22.03%) CSS
5 16 (13.56%) REST
6 14 (11.86%) Spring
7 10 (8.47%) JSON
8 9 (7.63%) RESTful
9 8 (6.78%) Spring MVC
10 5 (4.24%) Ajax
10 5 (4.24%) JMX
10 5 (4.24%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.24%) XSLT
11 4 (3.39%) JMS
11 4 (3.39%) VXML
11 4 (3.39%) CCXML
12 3 (2.54%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (2.54%) Flash
12 3 (2.54%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (15.25%) Open Source
3 12 (10.17%) New Media
3 12 (10.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.39%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.54%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.54%) IPTV
6 3 (2.54%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.85%) Online Games
8 1 (0.85%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.05%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Android
2 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
2 9 (7.63%) UNIX
3 5 (4.24%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (79.66%) BDD
2 87 (73.73%) TDD
3 82 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (44.92%) Test Automation
5 38 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (32.20%) Scrum
6 36 (30.51%) SOA
7 26 (22.03%) OO
8 18 (15.25%) User Stories
9 17 (14.41%) Automation Testing
9 17 (14.41%) Kanban
10 14 (11.86%) Pair Programming
11 13 (11.02%) Automated Testing
12 10 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 10 (8.47%) Regression Testing
13 9 (7.63%) MVC
13 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
15 5 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 98 (83.05%) Java
2 39 (33.05%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.81%) Ruby
4 18 (15.25%) Python
5 16 (13.56%) PHP
6 12 (10.17%) C#
7 9 (7.63%) SQL
8 8 (6.78%) XPath
8 8 (6.78%) Scala
9 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.24%) Groovy
10 5 (4.24%) Perl
11 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.69%) XQuery
13 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) C++
13 1 (0.85%) VBScript
13 1 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) ISEB
2 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (25.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Adobe
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) HP
3 3 (2.54%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Cadence
4 1 (0.85%) Apple
4 1 (0.85%) Sybase
4 1 (0.85%) SAP
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago