Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Behat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Behat over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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.

Behat
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 752 775
Rank change year-on-year -49 +23 +16
Contract jobs citing Behat 28 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.082% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 46
England median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £233 £313 £319
90th Percentile £438 £488 £466
UK median daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Behat is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,974 28,552 29,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.48% 31.72% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,578 19,791 20,261
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 320 536
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.73 £15.25 £15.15
90th Percentile £52.63 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Behat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Behat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Behat in England

Behat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Behat in England

Behat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Behat in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Behat in England

Behat
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 22 £325 -8.77% 10
East of England - 2 £325 -
North of England +29 1 £300 -23.08% 7
North West +2 1 £300 -6.25% 1
South East -19 1 £225 -35.71% 2
Midlands -30 1 £363 -22.87% 7
South West - 1 £330 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £363 -
Behat
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Behat 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 England region with a requirement for Behat.

1 21 (75.00%) PHP
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) PHPUnit
3 15 (53.57%) BDD
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) Sass
7 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 10 (35.71%) phpspec
8 9 (32.14%) Symfony
8 9 (32.14%) Laravel
9 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 8 (28.57%) REST
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) MySQL
9 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 7 (25.00%) Docker
11 6 (21.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (21.43%) OO PHP
11 6 (21.43%) Twilio
11 6 (21.43%) Heroku
11 6 (21.43%) OO
11 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (21.43%) API Design
12 5 (17.86%) CSS3
12 5 (17.86%) HTML5
12 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
13 4 (14.29%) Cucumber

Behat
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Fireworks
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
1 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) Heroku
2 6 (21.43%) Twilio
3 2 (7.14%) Fastly
3 2 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) vREST
3 2 (7.14%) Yarn
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) PHPUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Codeception
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) QUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.57%) Bower
6 1 (3.57%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (10.71%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.14%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Development Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) Sass
3 10 (35.71%) phpspec
4 9 (32.14%) Laravel
4 9 (32.14%) Symfony
5 8 (28.57%) REST
6 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) jQuery
7 3 (10.71%) LAMP
7 3 (10.71%) Node.js
8 2 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (7.14%) Doctrine
8 2 (7.14%) PhoneGap
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) BDD
3 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) API Design
5 6 (21.43%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) OO PHP
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.14%) Microservices
8 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) PHP
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) WCAG
3 2 (7.14%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com