The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 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.

Behat
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 612 618
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Behat 10 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 17
Median daily rate £350 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +11.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £419 £425
% change year-on-year -20.89% -1.47%  
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15082 15298 15416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.37% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10422 10796 10312
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 179 206
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Behat
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Behat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Behat in the UK

Behat
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Behat within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +24 10 £350 -17.64% 11
South East - 8 £313 - 4
Oxfordshire - 8 £313 -
Berkshire - 4 £313 - 1
Oxford - 3 - -
London -5 2 £350 -17.64% 4
East of England -6 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Behat.

1 27 (93.10%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
4 21 (72.41%) BDD
5 18 (62.07%) Cucumber
5 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
6 16 (55.17%) WebDriver
7 14 (48.28%) Jasmine
8 13 (44.83%) Selenium
9 11 (37.93%) TDD
10 9 (31.03%) Sass
10 9 (31.03%) HTML
10 9 (31.03%) CSS
11 8 (27.59%) WAI
11 8 (27.59%) QA
11 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (27.59%) gulp
11 8 (27.59%) Mocha
11 8 (27.59%) Progressive Enhancement
11 8 (27.59%) CSS3
11 8 (27.59%) Grunt
11 8 (27.59%) Twig
12 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
12 7 (24.14%) Scrum
13 6 (20.69%) Drupal
14 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
14 5 (17.24%) Java
14 5 (17.24%) Node.js
14 5 (17.24%) API Testing
15 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing

Behat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (20.69%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Cucumber
2 16 (55.17%) WebDriver
3 14 (48.28%) Jasmine
4 13 (44.83%) Selenium
5 8 (27.59%) Grunt
5 8 (27.59%) gulp
5 8 (27.59%) Mocha
6 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
7 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
8 3 (10.34%) Protractor
9 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
10 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
10 1 (3.45%) JIRA
10 1 (3.45%) Mink
10 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
1 13 (44.83%) Tester
2 11 (37.93%) Automation Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (17.24%) Digital Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Lead Tester
5 5 (17.24%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (17.24%) QA Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) Sass
2 8 (27.59%) CSS3
2 8 (27.59%) Twig
3 5 (17.24%) Node.js
4 2 (6.90%) Laravel
4 2 (6.90%) Symfony
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
3 21 (72.41%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) Progressive Enhancement
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) API Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.79%) OO
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Analytics
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.90%) DevOps
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
11 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) PHP
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
1 8 (27.59%) WAI
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Piwik
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) New Relic
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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