The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 610 621 633
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.029% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.088% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Median daily rate £550 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £288 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £437 £460
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

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16353 18243 18179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.59% 33.35% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10596 11467 11532
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 787 758
Median hourly rate £19.02 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Biometrics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Biometrics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Biometrics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +2 17 £550 +91.30% 10
North West - 8 £650 -
Warrington - 6 £650 -
Cheshire - 6 £650 -
Hampshire +18 4 £500 +23.45%
South East +12 4 £500 +23.45%
London -10 4 £500 +73.91% 7
Winchester - 3 £488 -
Croydon - 1 £750 -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 10 (27.78%) Smartcard
1 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Banking
4 7 (19.44%) Financial Institution
5 6 (16.67%) CMS
5 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (13.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (13.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.11%) Middleware
7 4 (11.11%) Cash Management
7 4 (11.11%) QA
7 4 (11.11%) Retail
7 4 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) Records Management

Biometrics
Top Related 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 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (16.67%) CMS
1 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
1 2 (5.56%) DB2
1 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 7 (19.44%) Financial Institution
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Digital Technical Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) EJB
3 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) JAXB
3 2 (5.56%) OAuth2
3 2 (5.56%) OpenID
3 2 (5.56%) SAML
3 2 (5.56%) VXML
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.56%) IVR
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Identity Management
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (13.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.33%) Records Management
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Case Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) SIEM
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C#
1 2 (5.56%) C++
1 2 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) QRadar
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Avaya
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Nortel
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) AppSense
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) JDA
4 1 (2.78%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (2.78%) Northgate
4 1 (2.78%) RedPrairie
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