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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 622 618 607
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 34 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.052% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £538 £250 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -48.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £130 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £808 £286 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £100 -
% change year-on-year
+305.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £45.00

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
18013 17308 16772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.02% 31.81% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11670 10593 10336
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 711 735
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Biometrics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 17 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 27 May 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 0 32 £538 +115.00% 10
London +7 21 £625 +129.35% 6
Yorkshire - 6 £381 -
Sheffield - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Welwyn - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £381 -
Croydon - 2 - -
City of London +35 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Integration Testing
4 16 (32.00%) User Experience
5 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.00%) Ansible
6 13 (26.00%) Docker
6 13 (26.00%) DevOps
6 13 (26.00%) Big Data
6 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
6 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.00%) Hadoop
6 13 (26.00%) Puppet
6 13 (26.00%) QA
6 13 (26.00%) Atlassian
7 12 (24.00%) Project Management
7 12 (24.00%) Open Source
7 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (24.00%) Automation Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Hortonworks
7 12 (24.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
9 8 (16.00%) Unix
9 8 (16.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) Linux
10 6 (12.00%) SQL
10 6 (12.00%) MySQL
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle
10 6 (12.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (4.00%) nginx
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Big Data
1 13 (26.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Infinispan
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) German Language
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Military
6 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.00%) QA Manager
2 6 (12.00%) QA Test Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Head of QA
4 4 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Quality Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Digital Product Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Project Leader
5 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Change Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) SOAP
1 4 (8.00%) XML
1 4 (8.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (4.00%) Java EE
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.00%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) User Experience
2 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Blog
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Informatics
3 3 (6.00%) IVR
3 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.00%) Biotechnology
4 2 (4.00%) Blockchain
4 2 (4.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Life Science
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Unix
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Integration Testing
3 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.00%) DevOps
4 12 (24.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Open Source
4 12 (24.00%) Project Management
4 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 5 (10.00%) Product Management
5 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) C++
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) VC++
4 2 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.00%) PMP
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) PhD
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Ansible
1 13 (26.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Atlassian
2 12 (24.00%) Hortonworks
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) Compaq
5 4 (8.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Terracotta
5 4 (8.00%) webMethods
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Genesys
6 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.00%) Lotus
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Verint
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