Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 800 814
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing Behat 27 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.072% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 30
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £308 £315
90th Percentile £452 £469 £439
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 28266 29345 28649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.27% 28.89% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19612 20722 19212
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £295 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 371 395
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.24
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% +1.35% +5.71%

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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
South East +41 11 £350 - 2
Midlands +13 8 £425 +6.92%
East Midlands -24 7 £420 +5.66%
London -5 6 £350 -13.85% 2
North of England +66 2 £288 -30.30% 1
North East - 2 £288 -
East of England -8 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £440 -
Behat
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (85.19%) PHP
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Test Automation
3 21 (77.78%) BDD
4 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
5 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
6 16 (59.26%) WebDriver
7 14 (51.85%) Selenium
7 14 (51.85%) Jasmine
8 10 (37.04%) TDD
9 9 (33.33%) Sass
9 9 (33.33%) HTML
9 9 (33.33%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) QA
10 8 (29.63%) WAI
10 8 (29.63%) Mocha
10 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Grunt
10 8 (29.63%) gulp
10 8 (29.63%) Progressive Enhancement
10 8 (29.63%) CSS3
10 8 (29.63%) Twig
11 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 7 (25.93%) Scrum
12 5 (18.52%) Node.js
12 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
12 5 (18.52%) API Testing
12 5 (18.52%) Java
13 4 (14.81%) Web Development
13 4 (14.81%) Web Testing

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 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 16 (59.26%) WebDriver
3 14 (51.85%) Jasmine
3 14 (51.85%) Selenium
4 8 (29.63%) Grunt
4 8 (29.63%) gulp
4 8 (29.63%) Mocha
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Protractor
7 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (7.41%) JIRA
7 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
7 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.70%) JMeter
8 1 (3.70%) Mink
8 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Automation Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Test Leader
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Digital Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Lead Tester
5 5 (18.52%) QA Tester
6 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
1 9 (33.33%) Sass
2 8 (29.63%) CSS3
2 8 (29.63%) Twig
3 5 (18.52%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Test Automation
3 21 (77.78%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) Progressive Enhancement
5 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) API Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
11 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) PHP
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
1 8 (29.63%) WAI
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) New Relic
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle