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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 556 552 507
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 16 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.073% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
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£500 £425 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +132.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £522 £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £183
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +119.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Biometrics
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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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 13 £500 +13.63% 5
South East -30 1 £100 -75.00% 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Biometrics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Biometrics.

1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) Business Development
7 7 (20.00%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) Validation
8 6 (17.14%) IVR
9 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (11.43%) Avaya
10 4 (11.43%) MySQL
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
10 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
10 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) QA
10 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
10 4 (11.43%) Network Security
11 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
11 3 (8.57%) Physics
11 3 (8.57%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (8.57%) HTML5
11 3 (8.57%) User Experience

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Biometrics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Biometrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 7 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
1 13 (37.14%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Voice Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Genesys Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Statistical Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Director
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) IVR
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.57%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.71%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) OO
2 8 (22.86%) Business Development
3 6 (17.14%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
5 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Bayesian Methods
6 2 (5.71%) Markov Chain
6 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.71%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (5.71%) OWASP
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) CDISC
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) WSUS
1 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Avaya
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Genesys
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft