Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 801 841
Rank change year-on-year -73 +40 -14
Contract jobs citing Behat 22 85 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.081% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.067% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 39
UK median daily rate £320 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £320 £313
90th Percentile £389 £490 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £425 £353
% change year-on-year -23.53% +20.57% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Behat
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Behat over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Behat in the UK

Behat
Top 11 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 6 months to 24 November 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
England -70 21 £315 -24.10% 9
London -17 15 £315 -21.25% 4
UK excluding London -22 7 £325 -23.53% 5
East of England - 2 £325 -
North of England +53 1 £300 -15.49% 1
North West +28 1 £300 -6.25%
South East +3 1 £225 -35.71% 2
Scotland +3 1 £350 -
Midlands -22 1 £363 -17.14% 2
South West - 1 £330 -
West Midlands - 1 £363 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (72.73%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) PHPUnit
4 9 (40.91%) Sass
5 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) Symfony
5 8 (36.36%) phpspec
6 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 6 (27.27%) REST
8 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 4 (18.18%) Twilio
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (18.18%) OO PHP
9 4 (18.18%) API Design
9 4 (18.18%) Laravel
9 4 (18.18%) Heroku
9 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) WCAG
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Drupal
9 4 (18.18%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Heroku
2 4 (18.18%) Twilio
3 2 (9.09%) Fastly
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Yarn
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.64%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) PHPUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Codeception
4 2 (9.09%) QUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) Bower
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Grunt
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
5 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Sass
2 8 (36.36%) phpspec
2 8 (36.36%) Symfony
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) Laravel
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) LAMP
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) Doctrine
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
8 1 (4.55%) Drush
8 1 (4.55%) LESS
8 1 (4.55%) React
8 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) BDD
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) API Design
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Microservices
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PHP
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
1 4 (18.18%) WCAG
2 2 (9.09%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com