The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Taxonomies in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Taxonomies over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Taxonomy
Rank 556 496 518
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +22
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 43 74 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.14% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 15
Average daily rate
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£440 £470 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £427 £475 £370
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +28.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.81 £40.57 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.50% +189.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £40.57 -
% change year-on-year
-63.50% -

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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Taxonomies
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Taxonomies Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Taxonomies
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK.

Taxonomies Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Taxonomies
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Taxonomies Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Taxonomies
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK.

Taxonomies Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Taxonomies
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 37 £450 -4.25% 14
London -29 21 £450 -4.25% 8
South East -29 7 - - 2
Cardiff +9 4 £427 -
South Wales +4 4 £427 -
Wales -1 4 £427 -
East of England +3 3 £475 - 1
North West -19 2 £363 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £475 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf +5 1 £675 -
Cheshire -4 1 - - 1
Scotland -7 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 £363 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Taxonomies also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Taxonomies.

1 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.75%) SharePoint
2 25 (24.75%) Content Management
3 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.78%) HTML
4 22 (21.78%) CSS
4 22 (21.78%) Drupal
5 21 (20.79%) PHP
5 21 (20.79%) MySQL
5 21 (20.79%) LAMP
5 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.80%) Web Services
6 20 (19.80%) XML
7 19 (18.81%) Scrum
8 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
9 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
9 16 (15.84%) SQL
9 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
9 16 (15.84%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (15.84%) Information Architecture
9 16 (15.84%) User Experience
9 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
10 13 (12.87%) Banking
10 13 (12.87%) Intranet
11 12 (11.88%) Finance
11 12 (11.88%) IIS
11 12 (11.88%) UNIX
11 12 (11.88%) Data Warehouse

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Taxonomies also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Taxonomies. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (24.75%) SharePoint
2 22 (21.78%) Drupal
3 12 (11.88%) IIS
3 12 (11.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (9.90%) Apache
5 9 (8.91%) Apache Solr
6 8 (7.92%) CMS
7 7 (6.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (6.93%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.96%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.98%) SAS
10 2 (1.98%) WordPress
10 2 (1.98%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.99%) Jadu
11 1 (0.99%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.99%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) InfoPath
3 7 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.98%) SPSS
5 2 (1.98%) MS Office
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.97%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.98%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.94%) Joyent
3 4 (3.96%) SaaS
3 4 (3.96%) PaaS
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Intranet
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) SAN
2 3 (2.97%) DHCP
3 1 (0.99%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) MySQL
2 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.93%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.98%) OLAP
8 2 (1.98%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.98%) MOLAP
8 2 (1.98%) ROLAP
8 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.99%) Big Data
9 1 (0.99%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.99%) QualityStage
9 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.89%) Subversion
3 9 (8.91%) PHPUnit
4 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.97%) Firebug
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (12.87%) Banking
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
3 9 (8.91%) Publishing
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.99%) French Language
7 1 (0.99%) German Language
7 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.99%) Front Office
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Architect
2 19 (18.81%) Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Drupal Developer
4 13 (12.87%) Data Architect
5 12 (11.88%) Analyst
6 11 (10.89%) SharePoint Architect
7 9 (8.91%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Designer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Project Analyst
12 2 (1.98%) Data Manager
12 2 (1.98%) ETL Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Informatica Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) HTML
1 22 (21.78%) CSS
2 21 (20.79%) LAMP
3 20 (19.80%) Web Services
3 20 (19.80%) XML
4 12 (11.88%) jQuery
5 10 (9.90%) Memcached
6 9 (8.91%) XSL
6 9 (8.91%) .NET
7 8 (7.92%) Ajax
7 8 (7.92%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (7.92%) REST
8 7 (6.93%) Application Packaging
8 7 (6.93%) XSLT
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.94%) HTML5
9 6 (5.94%) CSS3
10 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.95%) WCF
11 4 (3.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) User Experience
1 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) Social Media
3 9 (8.91%) Open Source
4 8 (7.92%) Blog
5 4 (3.96%) GIS
5 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.96%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) FMCG
6 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.98%) Replication
7 2 (1.98%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.99%) Derivative
8 1 (0.99%) Statistics
8 1 (0.99%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) UNIX
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Content Management
2 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.81%) Scrum
4 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.83%) Data Modelling
5 16 (15.84%) Information Architecture
6 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.88%) Analytics
7 11 (10.89%) Data Governance
7 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.89%) Workflow
8 10 (9.90%) TDD
8 10 (9.90%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.90%) BDD
8 10 (9.90%) DevOps
9 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.91%) Time Management
9 9 (8.91%) Kanban
9 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.79%) PHP
3 16 (15.84%) SQL
4 8 (7.92%) PHP5
5 5 (4.95%) C#
6 4 (3.96%) Java
7 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.98%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.97%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) MCSA
4 1 (0.99%) MCSM
4 1 (0.99%) PMP
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Varnish
2 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
2 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (7.92%) Rackspace
4 7 (6.93%) Oracle
5 6 (5.94%) Adobe
6 4 (3.96%) VMware
6 4 (3.96%) Trillium
6 4 (3.96%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.96%) Google
7 3 (2.97%) GoldenSource
7 3 (2.97%) DataFlux
7 3 (2.97%) Ektron
7 3 (2.97%) Informatica
8 2 (1.98%) OpenText
8 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.99%) hybris
9 1 (0.99%) Omniture
9 1 (0.99%) Endeca
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