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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Taxonomy
Rank 563 548 506
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 70 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 55
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£438 £480 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £460 £355
% change year-on-year
-27.98% +29.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
18754 17991 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.09% 32.21% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11771 10808 10374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 749 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 24 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 4 September 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 -4 55 £450 -6.25% 15
London +8 41 £450 -10.00% 7
South East -20 8 £350 -32.61% 3
City of London +9 6 £513 +12.32%
Scotland -9 6 £313 +77.55%
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
West Sussex - 4 £300 -
Hampshire -2 3 £470 -9.50% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 3 £425 -
Hook +6 2 £498 -12.71%
Crawley - 2 £313 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £470 -
Edinburgh - 2 £200 -
Glasgow +6 1 - -
Yorkshire -28 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £650 - 2
Wakefield - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £650 - 2

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (34.38%) Information Architecture
2 37 (28.91%) Migration
3 34 (26.56%) SharePoint
4 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (21.88%) User Experience
6 22 (17.19%) Content Management
7 21 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (14.84%) Finance
8 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
8 19 (14.84%) CSS
9 18 (14.06%) HTML
9 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (14.06%) Data Management
9 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
10 17 (13.28%) B2B
10 17 (13.28%) Data Modelling
10 17 (13.28%) Workflow
11 16 (12.50%) Project Management
11 16 (12.50%) ETL
11 16 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 14 (10.94%) SC Cleared
12 14 (10.94%) Banking
12 14 (10.94%) Retail
12 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (10.94%) Waterfall
13 13 (10.16%) Office 365
13 13 (10.16%) Analytics
13 13 (10.16%) Data Migration
13 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.16%) B2C

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (26.56%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.47%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.13%) IIS
5 4 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.34%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) Documentum
7 1 (0.78%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.47%) InfoPath
3 6 (4.69%) Photoshop
3 6 (4.69%) MS Office
4 5 (3.91%) MS Project
5 2 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.56%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.34%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Office 365
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.91%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (3.91%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.34%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.78%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.25%) Intranet
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
2 3 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.34%) DHCP
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
2 3 (2.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.91%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.56%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.56%) ObjectStore
7 1 (0.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.78%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Axure RP
2 8 (6.25%) ERwin
3 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.13%) ProtoShare
5 3 (2.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) Capybara
6 1 (0.78%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.78%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Banking
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Legal
3 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Billing
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Publishing
6 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (28.91%) Architect
2 21 (16.41%) Analyst
3 14 (10.94%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) Developer
5 11 (8.59%) Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Data Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Technical Architect
6 9 (7.03%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Domain Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Business Data Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Designer
8 6 (4.69%) Data Modeller
8 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.91%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.91%) SharePoint Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Lead Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) CSS
2 18 (14.06%) HTML
3 13 (10.16%) XML
4 8 (6.25%) Ajax
5 7 (5.47%) jQuery
5 7 (5.47%) Web Services
6 6 (4.69%) HTML5
6 6 (4.69%) CSS3
6 6 (4.69%) JSON
7 5 (3.91%) XSLT
7 5 (3.91%) JSR 170
8 4 (3.13%) Application Packaging
8 4 (3.13%) XSL
9 3 (2.34%) REST
10 2 (1.56%) SOAP
10 2 (1.56%) .NET
11 1 (0.78%) J2EE
11 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.78%) Dojo
11 1 (0.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.88%) User Experience
2 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.03%) iPad
5 8 (6.25%) Ontologies
6 7 (5.47%) Market Risk
7 6 (4.69%) GIS
8 5 (3.91%) Mainframe
9 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (2.34%) FMCG
10 3 (2.34%) W3C
10 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (1.56%) Blog
11 2 (1.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Windows
1 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.56%) UNIX
2 2 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.38%) Information Architecture
2 37 (28.91%) Migration
3 31 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.19%) Content Management
5 18 (14.06%) Data Management
5 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (13.28%) B2B
6 17 (13.28%) Data Modelling
6 17 (13.28%) Workflow
7 16 (12.50%) ETL
7 16 (12.50%) Project Management
7 16 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.94%) Waterfall
9 13 (10.16%) Analytics
9 13 (10.16%) B2C
9 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.16%) Data Migration
10 12 (9.38%) TOGAF
11 11 (8.59%) ITIL
12 10 (7.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.69%) Java
4 3 (2.34%) Perl
4 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.56%) R
5 2 (1.56%) VBA
5 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) Degree
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.34%) MCSE
5 3 (2.34%) MCSA
6 2 (1.56%) PMP
6 2 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) MCSM
7 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) Adobe
3 7 (5.47%) Endeca
4 6 (4.69%) Guidewire
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) OpenText
6 4 (3.13%) VMware
7 3 (2.34%) Google
7 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.34%) HP
8 2 (1.56%) Informatica
8 2 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.78%) webMethods
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