The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 596 615
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19  
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 14 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.073% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.087% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Median daily rate £495 £540 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +83.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £411 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £520 £438
% change year-on-year +3.84% +18.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35981 41220 41210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.49% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23640 27663 26906
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 964 1142
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Biometrics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Biometrics in England

Biometrics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Biometrics in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Biometrics in England

Biometrics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Biometrics in England

Biometrics
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London -2 6 £449 -23.61% 1
South West - 4 £643 - 1
South East - 2 £405 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £495 +30.09%
East of England -4 1 £390 -
Biometrics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 10 (27.78%) Finance
1 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) QA
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (11.11%) Source to Pay
6 4 (11.11%) Windows
6 4 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) CDISC
7 3 (8.33%) Data Migration

Biometrics
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) CA PPM
1 2 (5.56%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) CTI
2 1 (2.78%) 3G
2 1 (2.78%) 4G
2 1 (2.78%) LTE
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) ERP Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Audio Visual Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
3 2 (5.56%) Life Science
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) Source to Pay
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) R
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) CDISC
2 3 (8.33%) PMBOK
3 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) Compaq
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) CA
4 2 (5.56%) Genesys
4 2 (5.56%) Nortel
4 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) SAP