The table below looks at the statistics for Behat skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Behat over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behat
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing Behat 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
210 195 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.24% 12.55% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 136 80
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +82.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Behat
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Behat across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Behat Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Behat
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Behat across the West Yorkshire region.

Behat Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Behat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Behat 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 Behat.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) RIA
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development

Behat
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Behat 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 Behat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C++