The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 567 581
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14  
Contract jobs citing JBehave 38 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 30
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £555 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7667 7740 6768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.74% 15.65% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12692 13122 9813
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 189 161
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.00 £20.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £50.87 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

JBehave
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JBehave in England

JBehave
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JBehave in England

JBehave
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JBehave in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JBehave in England

JBehave
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 JBehave within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +7 28 £475 +11.76% 7
North of England +64 5 £375 +15.38%
Yorkshire +22 5 £375 +15.38%
Midlands +17 5 - - 3
West Midlands - 5 - - 3
JBehave
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for JBehave.

1 74 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (83.72%) Java
3 68 (79.07%) Cucumber
4 67 (77.91%) Selenium
5 58 (67.44%) Test Automation
6 49 (56.98%) JUnit
7 47 (54.65%) Jenkins
8 44 (51.16%) TDD
9 42 (48.84%) Git (software)
10 35 (40.70%) BDD
10 35 (40.70%) SQL
11 32 (37.21%) Scrum
12 31 (36.05%) Spring
13 30 (34.88%) Finance
14 28 (32.56%) Maven
15 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (31.40%) QA
16 25 (29.07%) Banking
17 23 (26.74%) XML
17 23 (26.74%) Python
17 23 (26.74%) JIRA
18 21 (24.42%) Concordion
18 21 (24.42%) Docker
18 21 (24.42%) Continuous Delivery
19 20 (23.26%) DevOps
19 20 (23.26%) Relational Database
19 20 (23.26%) Gherkin
19 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
19 20 (23.26%) WebDriver
20 19 (22.09%) Kanban

JBehave
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 12 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.47%) Confluence
3 5 (5.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.81%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.81%) JBoss
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.81%) WildFly
4 3 (3.49%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.33%) GemFire
5 2 (2.33%) GeoServer
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Basecamp
2 5 (5.81%) Bluemix
2 5 (5.81%) IaaS
2 5 (5.81%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (5.81%) PaaS
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 18 (20.93%) DB2
3 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.14%) Big Data
4 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.81%) MySQL
5 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) GIS
6 2 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.33%) QlikView
7 1 (1.16%) HBase
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 68 (79.07%) Cucumber
2 67 (77.91%) Selenium
3 49 (56.98%) JUnit
4 47 (54.65%) Jenkins
5 42 (48.84%) Git (software)
6 28 (32.56%) Maven
7 23 (26.74%) JIRA
8 21 (24.42%) Concordion
9 20 (23.26%) WebDriver
10 15 (17.44%) Hudson
11 14 (16.28%) Ant
11 14 (16.28%) Gradle
11 14 (16.28%) TeamCity
12 11 (12.79%) Mockito
12 11 (12.79%) Subversion
13 10 (11.63%) Calabash
13 10 (11.63%) SpecFlow
14 9 (10.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (10.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (10.47%) TestNG
General
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.44%) QA Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Developer in Test
5 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Test Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Tester
7 6 (6.98%) Digital Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Digital Transformation
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Test Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.81%) DevOps Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (5.81%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) Spring
2 23 (26.74%) XML
3 20 (23.26%) Gherkin
3 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
4 18 (20.93%) JSON
5 17 (19.77%) RESTful
6 14 (16.28%) JMS
7 12 (13.95%) SOAP
8 9 (10.47%) Java EE
9 8 (9.30%) REST
9 8 (9.30%) Web Services
10 7 (8.14%) Spring Boot
11 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.81%) CSS
11 5 (5.81%) HornetQ
11 5 (5.81%) HTML
11 5 (5.81%) JAX-RS
11 5 (5.81%) RESTEasy
11 5 (5.81%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.81%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.33%) Equities
4 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Unix
2 9 (10.47%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (67.44%) Test Automation
3 44 (51.16%) TDD
4 35 (40.70%) BDD
5 32 (37.21%) Scrum
6 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (24.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (23.26%) DevOps
9 19 (22.09%) Kanban
9 19 (22.09%) Test Strategy
10 17 (19.77%) Microservices
11 15 (17.44%) Integration Testing
11 15 (17.44%) OO
11 15 (17.44%) Regression Testing
12 14 (16.28%) Software Delivery
13 13 (15.12%) Open Source
13 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (12.79%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (12.79%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 72 (83.72%) Java
2 35 (40.70%) SQL
3 23 (26.74%) Python
4 13 (15.12%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.95%) C#
6 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.30%) Perl
8 7 (8.14%) Scala
9 5 (5.81%) Ruby
10 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.33%) GraphQL
11 2 (2.33%) Groovy
12 1 (1.16%) C
12 1 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.40%) QA
2 12 (13.95%) Dodd-Frank
2 12 (13.95%) EMIR
2 12 (13.95%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Ansible
2 2 (2.33%) MOM
2 2 (2.33%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.16%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.16%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle
2 10 (11.63%) Perforce
3 9 (10.47%) Sybase
4 7 (8.14%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.98%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.98%) Splunk
6 5 (5.81%) New Relic
7 3 (3.49%) Charles River
7 3 (3.49%) Google
7 3 (3.49%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.33%) ESRI
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.33%) Solace
9 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.16%) Currenex
9 1 (1.16%) FXall
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Reuters
9 1 (1.16%) SAP
9 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
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