The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Biometrics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Biometrics
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 129 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.043% 0.039% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £520 £438
% change year-on-year +3.84% +18.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

Biometrics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1960 2043 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.34% 80.15% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1179 1461
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 153 177
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Biometrics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Biometrics in the East of England

Biometrics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Biometrics in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Biometrics in the East of England

Biometrics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Biometrics in the East of England

Biometrics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Norfolk - 1 £390 -
Biometrics
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) CDISC
1 2 (66.67%) R
1 2 (66.67%) S-PLUS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Speech Recognition

Biometrics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) S-PLUS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Assistant Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) CDISC
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google