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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JBehave
Rank 562 576 501
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -75
Contract jobs citing JBehave 62 40 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.077% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.57% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 67
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £343 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +21.36%
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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 22 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 51 £425 +0.59% 9
London 0 29 £425 - 3
Scotland +6 11 £425 - 1
Edinburgh - 11 £425 - 1
South East +3 8 £493 -6.19%
Surrey - 7 £525 -
South West - 7 £381 -
City of London +33 6 £400 -6.97%
Swindon - 6 £381 -
Manchester - 6 £463 -
North West - 6 £463 -
Wiltshire - 6 £381 -
Leatherhead - 5 £493 -
Berkshire +6 1 £450 -14.28%
East of England -2 1 £425 +6.25%
Reading -8 1 £450 -14.28%
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -

JBehave
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (81.02%) Java
2 105 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (72.26%) Cucumber
4 80 (58.39%) BDD
5 74 (54.01%) Selenium
6 54 (39.42%) QA
7 53 (38.69%) TDD
8 47 (34.31%) Scrum
9 46 (33.58%) JIRA
10 42 (30.66%) JavaScript
11 39 (28.47%) SQL
12 38 (27.74%) Maven
12 38 (27.74%) Test Automation
13 35 (25.55%) Web Services
14 32 (23.36%) Python
14 32 (23.36%) Open Source
15 31 (22.63%) OO
15 31 (22.63%) Banking
16 30 (21.90%) Finance
17 29 (21.17%) JUnit
17 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (19.71%) REST
19 26 (18.98%) AngularJS
19 26 (18.98%) Gradle
20 25 (18.25%) PostGIS
20 25 (18.25%) GIS
21 24 (17.52%) HTML
21 24 (17.52%) WebDriver
21 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
21 24 (17.52%) Jenkins

JBehave
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (6.57%) JBoss
2 6 (4.38%) CMS
3 5 (3.65%) Confluence
4 4 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.92%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.19%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.19%) Node.js
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) AdSense
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.73%) Basecamp
1 1 (0.73%) GitHub
1 1 (0.73%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) GIS
2 20 (14.60%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.84%) Data Mart
5 8 (5.84%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.92%) Big Data
7 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.19%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.19%) QGIS
8 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.19%) VoltDB
9 2 (1.46%) DB2
9 2 (1.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 99 (72.26%) Cucumber
2 74 (54.01%) Selenium
3 46 (33.58%) JIRA
4 38 (27.74%) Maven
5 29 (21.17%) JUnit
6 26 (18.98%) Gradle
7 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
7 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
7 24 (17.52%) WebDriver
8 17 (12.41%) FitNesse
9 15 (10.95%) Appium
10 14 (10.22%) TeamCity
11 13 (9.49%) JMeter
12 9 (6.57%) Subversion
13 8 (5.84%) Calabash
13 8 (5.84%) Mockito
13 8 (5.84%) SoapUI
14 7 (5.11%) Mercurial
14 7 (5.11%) SpecFlow
14 7 (5.11%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (22.63%) Banking
2 30 (21.90%) Finance
3 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.46%) Games
5 2 (1.46%) International Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (43.07%) Developer
2 38 (27.74%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Analyst
4 18 (13.14%) GIS Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Test Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) QA Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) Tester
7 13 (9.49%) Architect
7 13 (9.49%) Developer in Test
8 12 (8.76%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (8.03%) Test Specialist
10 10 (7.30%) Java Architect
10 10 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (6.57%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) Automation Specialist
12 8 (5.84%) Automation Tester
12 8 (5.84%) Test Automation Specialist
13 7 (5.11%) Agile Tester
14 6 (4.38%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.55%) Web Services
2 27 (19.71%) REST
3 26 (18.98%) AngularJS
4 25 (18.25%) PostGIS
5 24 (17.52%) HTML
6 22 (16.06%) Leaflet
6 22 (16.06%) Spring
7 15 (10.95%) Java EE
8 14 (10.22%) CSS
8 14 (10.22%) Hibernate
9 11 (8.03%) HTML5
10 10 (7.30%) Gherkin
10 10 (7.30%) XML
11 7 (5.11%) .NET
11 7 (5.11%) CSS3
11 7 (5.11%) jQuery
11 7 (5.11%) JSON
12 6 (4.38%) SOAP
12 6 (4.38%) Spring Boot
13 5 (3.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.11%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.38%) Derivative
5 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.92%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.92%) User Experience
7 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.46%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.73%) Fintech
9 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.57%) Windows
2 8 (5.84%) Linux
3 6 (4.38%) Unix
4 5 (3.65%) Android
4 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (58.39%) BDD
3 53 (38.69%) TDD
4 47 (34.31%) Scrum
5 38 (27.74%) Test Automation
6 32 (23.36%) Open Source
7 31 (22.63%) OO
8 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (15.33%) Automation Testing
10 16 (11.68%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (10.95%) Performance Testing
12 14 (10.22%) SDLC
12 14 (10.22%) SOA
13 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
13 12 (8.76%) Microservices
14 11 (8.03%) Kanban
14 11 (8.03%) Multithreading
14 11 (8.03%) Regression Testing
14 11 (8.03%) Test Strategy
15 9 (6.57%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (81.02%) Java
2 42 (30.66%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.47%) SQL
4 32 (23.36%) Python
5 9 (6.57%) Scala
6 8 (5.84%) C++
7 6 (4.38%) C#
8 5 (3.65%) VBA
9 4 (2.92%) Ruby
10 3 (2.19%) Groovy
11 1 (0.73%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
11 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Degree
1 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.65%) ISEB
3 4 (2.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (39.42%) QA
2 6 (4.38%) SDET
3 1 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.73%) EMIR
3 1 (0.73%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.19%) MOM
3 2 (1.46%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) ESRI
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle
3 9 (6.57%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.92%) Google
4 4 (2.92%) HP
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.19%) Solace
6 2 (1.46%) Calypso
6 2 (1.46%) Perforce
7 1 (0.73%) Adobe
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