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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 625 635 608
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 36 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.038% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Median daily rate £575 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.91% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £438 -
% change year-on-year
+23.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
18103 18403 17457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.51% 32.31% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11674 11543 10561
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 722 697
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £45.00
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +25 36 £575 +94.91% 12
London +19 27 £650 +138.53% 10
Manchester - 5 £540 - 1
North West - 5 £540 - 1
City of London +48 4 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) QA
3 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
3 17 (30.91%) DevOps
4 16 (29.09%) User Experience
4 16 (29.09%) Big Data
4 16 (29.09%) Open Source
4 16 (29.09%) Integration Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 15 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Docker
7 13 (23.64%) Ansible
7 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
7 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (23.64%) Puppet
7 13 (23.64%) Atlassian
8 12 (21.82%) Hortonworks
8 12 (21.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.00%) Finance
10 9 (16.36%) Banking
10 9 (16.36%) Project Management
11 8 (14.55%) Middleware
11 8 (14.55%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) IVR
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle
12 6 (10.91%) Windows

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 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.64%) nginx
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Intranet
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Hadoop
2 16 (29.09%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 2 (3.64%) Infinispan
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) Redis
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
5 3 (5.45%) German Language
5 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Military
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) QA Manager
1 9 (16.36%) QA Test Manager
1 9 (16.36%) Test Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Architect
2 6 (10.91%) Head of QA
3 5 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Quality Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Digital Product Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Project Leader
5 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) VXML
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) EJB
3 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
3 4 (7.27%) J2EE
3 4 (7.27%) JAXB
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) XSLT
4 3 (5.45%) RESTful
5 2 (3.64%) Java EE
5 2 (3.64%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
6 1 (1.82%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.55%) IVR
4 3 (5.45%) Blog
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Informatics
4 3 (5.45%) PKI
4 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.64%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.64%) Fintech
5 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.82%) PMI
6 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) DevOps
3 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (29.09%) Integration Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Open Source
4 15 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.36%) Project Management
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Product Management
8 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.27%) Cash Management
9 4 (7.27%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) Workflow
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
10 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C++
3 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Ansible
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Atlassian
2 12 (21.82%) Hortonworks
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Avaya
5 4 (7.27%) Nortel
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.82%) Genesys
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.82%) JDA
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (1.82%) Northgate
6 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Verint
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