The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 585 619 605
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 37 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.041% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Median daily rate £563 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.67% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £438 -
% change year-on-year
+23.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
Biometrics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16735 16920 16310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.60% 32.81% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10923 10831 9976
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 674 655
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Biometrics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Biometrics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Biometrics across the England region.

Biometrics Daily Rate Trend in England

Biometrics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biometrics across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Biometrics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Biometrics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics across the England region.

Biometrics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Biometrics
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 Biometrics within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 28 £650 +138.53% 10
North West - 5 £540 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics.

1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) QA
3 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
3 17 (30.91%) DevOps
4 16 (29.09%) User Experience
4 16 (29.09%) Open Source
4 16 (29.09%) Big Data
4 16 (29.09%) Integration Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 15 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Docker
7 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (23.64%) Ansible
7 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
7 13 (23.64%) Puppet
7 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (23.64%) Atlassian
8 12 (21.82%) Finance
8 12 (21.82%) Hortonworks
8 12 (21.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (18.18%) Banking
11 8 (14.55%) Middleware
11 8 (14.55%) IVR
12 7 (12.73%) Project Management
13 6 (10.91%) Internet
13 6 (10.91%) Financial Institution
13 6 (10.91%) Java

Biometrics
Top Related 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 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
2 16 (29.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (5.45%) German Language
5 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Military
7 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) QA Manager
1 9 (16.36%) QA Test Manager
1 9 (16.36%) Test Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Head of QA
4 5 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
5 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Quality Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Head of Test
6 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) VXML
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) EJB
3 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
3 4 (7.27%) J2EE
3 4 (7.27%) JAXB
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) XSLT
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.82%) RESTful
4 1 (1.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) IVR
4 3 (5.45%) Blog
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Informatics
4 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.64%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.64%) Fintech
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) PMI
6 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) DevOps
3 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (29.09%) Integration Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Open Source
4 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.73%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.27%) Cash Management
9 4 (7.27%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.27%) Workflow
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
10 3 (5.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C++
3 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Ansible
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Atlassian
2 12 (21.82%) Hortonworks
3 5 (9.09%) Avaya
4 4 (7.27%) Nortel
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.82%) Genesys
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.82%) JDA
5 1 (1.82%) Lotus
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (1.82%) Northgate
5 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.82%) Verint