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 3 months to 30 April 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.

Behat
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 601 589
Rank change year-on-year +44 -12  
Contract jobs citing Behat 25 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.070% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 11
Median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £380
% change year-on-year -3.44% -4.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Behat is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13629 14467 13877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.87% 28.15% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9491 10211 9117
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 177 184
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.48% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.98 £11.00 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Behat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Behat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
South East +30 11 £313 -
East Midlands - 7 £420 -
London +11 4 £350 -17.64% 12
North East - 2 £288 -
East of England -6 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £440 -
Behat
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 37 (88.10%) PHP
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
4 23 (54.76%) BDD
5 19 (45.24%) Cucumber
6 18 (42.86%) QA
7 16 (38.10%) HTML
7 16 (38.10%) CSS
7 16 (38.10%) WebDriver
7 16 (38.10%) Sass
8 15 (35.71%) Selenium
8 15 (35.71%) Drupal
9 14 (33.33%) Jasmine
10 11 (26.19%) Web Development
10 11 (26.19%) TDD
10 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
11 9 (21.43%) MySQL
12 8 (19.05%) Scrum
12 8 (19.05%) jQuery
12 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (19.05%) WAI
12 8 (19.05%) Grunt
12 8 (19.05%) gulp
12 8 (19.05%) Twig
12 8 (19.05%) Progressive Enhancement
12 8 (19.05%) Mocha
12 8 (19.05%) CSS3
13 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
13 7 (16.67%) API Testing
13 7 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 15 (35.71%) Drupal
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Cucumber
2 16 (38.10%) WebDriver
3 15 (35.71%) Selenium
4 14 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 8 (19.05%) Grunt
5 8 (19.05%) gulp
5 8 (19.05%) Mocha
6 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (14.29%) PHPUnit
8 3 (7.14%) Mink
8 3 (7.14%) Protractor
9 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.38%) JIRA
10 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
1 2 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Tester
3 12 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Automation Tester
5 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Test Leader
7 5 (11.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Digital Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Lead Tester
7 5 (11.90%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) QA Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) CSS
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
1 16 (38.10%) Sass
2 8 (19.05%) CSS3
2 8 (19.05%) jQuery
2 8 (19.05%) Twig
3 7 (16.67%) LAMP
4 5 (11.90%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) Laravel
5 2 (4.76%) Symfony
6 1 (2.38%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) BDD
3 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
3 11 (26.19%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Web Development
4 8 (19.05%) Progressive Enhancement
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (16.67%) API Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (9.52%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (4.76%) QA Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) PHP
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (42.86%) QA
2 8 (19.05%) WAI
3 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.38%) SDET
4 1 (2.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.76%) Piwik
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) New Relic
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle