Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 828 829
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 34 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.044% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.053% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 28
England median daily rate £500 £550 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +21.88% +6.18%
10th Percentile £300 £398 £281
90th Percentile £755 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £100.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £100.00

Biometrics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80294 81883 85035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.16% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54019 54581 56048
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1877 2118 2511
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Biometrics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 23 £500 -9.09% 7
South West - 4 £643 -
South East -1 3 £375 -25.00% 1
East of England -5 2 £485 +21.25% 3
West Midlands - 2 £370 -
Midlands - 2 £370 -
Biometrics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Node.js
4 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.71%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) General Ledger
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Banking
6 4 (11.76%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.76%) JIRA
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.76%) Confluence
6 4 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (11.76%) Service Design
6 4 (11.76%) Source to Pay
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Governance
7 3 (8.82%) Cognitive Psychology
7 3 (8.82%) Anthropology
7 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing

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 4 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) iPaaS
2 1 (2.94%) G Suite
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.88%) JMeter
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
1 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
1 6 (17.65%) Node.js Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) ERP Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) QA Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) React Native
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.88%) IVR
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (14.71%) ERP
4 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
5 4 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Service Design
5 4 (11.76%) Source to Pay
5 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.82%) Anthropology
6 3 (8.82%) Cognitive Psychology
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Governance
6 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP