The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for JBehave skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JBehave over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JBehave
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 122 130
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Contract jobs citing JBehave 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.040% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 0.32% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £275 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JBehave is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 369 313 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.38% 12.65% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 171 175
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +35.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.57 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.39 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JBehave
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing JBehave as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JBehave in the East of England

JBehave
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JBehave in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JBehave in the East of England

JBehave
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JBehave within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £275 -35.29%
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
JBehave
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JBehave also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for JBehave.

1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (92.86%) Selenium
2 25 (89.29%) WebDriver
2 25 (89.29%) Cucumber
3 24 (85.71%) Java
4 22 (78.57%) TDD
5 18 (64.29%) BDD
5 18 (64.29%) Automation Testing
6 17 (60.71%) QA
7 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
8 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
9 14 (50.00%) ATDD
9 14 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (50.00%) Software Testing
10 12 (42.86%) JUnit
10 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
10 12 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (39.29%) Appium
11 11 (39.29%) Gherkin
11 11 (39.29%) Finance
12 10 (35.71%) Eclipse
13 9 (32.14%) JIRA
13 9 (32.14%) SoapUI
14 8 (28.57%) Open Source
14 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
14 8 (28.57%) Scrum
15 7 (25.00%) Back Office
15 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
15 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting

JBehave
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) IPv4
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (92.86%) Selenium
2 25 (89.29%) Cucumber
2 25 (89.29%) WebDriver
3 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
4 14 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (42.86%) JUnit
6 11 (39.29%) Appium
7 10 (35.71%) Eclipse
8 9 (32.14%) JIRA
8 9 (32.14%) SoapUI
9 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (21.43%) Maven
11 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 4 (14.29%) TestNG
13 3 (10.71%) Mockito
13 3 (10.71%) Moq
13 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
14 1 (3.57%) Redmine
14 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
14 1 (3.57%) Spock
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Back Office
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer in Test
5 3 (10.71%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Gherkin
2 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (17.86%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) TDD
3 18 (64.29%) Automation Testing
3 18 (64.29%) BDD
4 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 14 (50.00%) ATDD
5 14 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 8 (28.57%) Open Source
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Kanban
8 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (17.86%) High Availability
11 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft