The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biometrics
Rank 141 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
849 516 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.01% 23.58% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 312 406
Average daily rate £388 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 40 58
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Biometrics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Biometrics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Biometrics
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (50.00%) Military
3 2 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Markov Chain
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Bayesian Methods
2 2 (50.00%) Markov Chain
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared