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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 577 603 612
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 18 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.094% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 6
Median daily rate £575 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £288 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £437 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £53.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.25
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
15027 16985 16611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 33.46% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9781 10836 10688
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 726 701
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
North West - 8 £650 -
London -3 5 £550 +91.30% 3
South East +29 4 £500 +23.45% 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Biometrics
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Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10 (27.03%) Smartcard
1 10 (27.03%) Identity Management
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
3 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) Banking
4 7 (18.92%) Financial Institution
5 6 (16.22%) CMS
5 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (13.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (13.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (13.51%) Internet
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (10.81%) IBM
7 4 (10.81%) Middleware
7 4 (10.81%) QA
7 4 (10.81%) Cash Management
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Retail
7 4 (10.81%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source

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 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (16.22%) CMS
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Digital Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Digital Technical Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.41%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) EJB
3 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) JAXB
3 2 (5.41%) OAuth2
3 2 (5.41%) OpenID
3 2 (5.41%) SAML
3 2 (5.41%) VXML
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.41%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.41%) IVR
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Identity Management
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (13.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.81%) Cash Management
5 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 4 (10.81%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Records Management
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Case Management
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) SIEM
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) C++
1 2 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) QRadar
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) Nortel
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) AppSense
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) JDA
5 1 (2.70%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (2.70%) Northgate
5 1 (2.70%) RedPrairie