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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Taxonomy
Rank 546 541 505
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 51 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.096% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 29
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£408 £438 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £352 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £475 £360
% change year-on-year
-14.21% +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
17367 17069 15456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.54% 31.50% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10676 10620 9104
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 680 661
Average hourly rate £18.61 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 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 28 May 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 -18 47 £408 -5.23% 18
London +3 22 £385 -9.41% 11
South East -4 15 £408 +7.23% 1
Hampshire +10 9 £408 +7.23%
Croydon -4 5 £350 -15.40%
Cardiff - 4 £425 -
South Wales - 4 £425 -
Wales - 4 £425 -
East Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
East of England +6 3 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £475 -
Berkshire - 3 £413 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 -
Surrey - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £413 -
Luton - 3 £475 -
Woking - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £363 - 1
Northampton - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Hull - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £538 -
North West - 1 £363 - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (35.63%) SharePoint
2 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Information Architecture
3 22 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (24.14%) Content Management
5 20 (22.99%) Migration
6 16 (18.39%) Data Modelling
7 15 (17.24%) B2B
7 15 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (16.09%) Intranet
9 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (14.94%) XML
9 13 (14.94%) Data Governance
10 11 (12.64%) InfoPath
10 11 (12.64%) CSS
10 11 (12.64%) Scrum
10 11 (12.64%) Banking
11 10 (11.49%) XSL
11 10 (11.49%) HTML
11 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
11 10 (11.49%) TOGAF
11 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
12 9 (10.34%) PerformancePoint
12 9 (10.34%) Office 365
12 9 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (10.34%) Application Packaging
12 9 (10.34%) XSLT

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (35.63%) SharePoint
2 15 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) Drupal
7 2 (2.30%) SAS
7 2 (2.30%) CMS
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.15%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) InfoPath
2 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Office
4 2 (2.30%) SPSS
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Office 365
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 3 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) Intranet
2 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) DHCP
2 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.34%) PerformancePoint
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.75%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.30%) MySQL
7 2 (2.30%) OLAP
7 2 (2.30%) MOLAP
7 2 (2.30%) ROLAP
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (2.30%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (12.64%) Banking
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Architect
2 15 (17.24%) Data Architect
3 14 (16.09%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) SharePoint Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Office 365 Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Product Owner
10 3 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Designer
10 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) XML
2 11 (12.64%) CSS
3 10 (11.49%) XSL
3 10 (11.49%) HTML
4 9 (10.34%) Application Packaging
4 9 (10.34%) XSLT
4 9 (10.34%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) REST
5 3 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (2.30%) .NET
6 2 (2.30%) XSD
6 2 (2.30%) LAMP
6 2 (2.30%) JSON
6 2 (2.30%) Memcached
7 1 (1.15%) Ajax
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) WSDL
7 1 (1.15%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) GIS
1 6 (6.90%) Ontologies
1 6 (6.90%) User Experience
2 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.45%) FMCG
3 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.15%) Economics
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Equities
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) UNIX
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
1 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (26.44%) Information Architecture
2 22 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (24.14%) Content Management
4 20 (22.99%) Migration
5 16 (18.39%) Data Modelling
6 15 (17.24%) B2B
7 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (14.94%) Data Governance
8 11 (12.64%) Scrum
9 10 (11.49%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.20%) ETL
10 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.20%) Analytics
11 7 (8.05%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Workflow
11 7 (8.05%) Quality Management
11 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
12 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.20%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.45%) Perl
3 3 (3.45%) PHP
4 2 (2.30%) C#
4 2 (2.30%) R
5 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) PMP
4 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) MCSM
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
1 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.30%) Varnish
3 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) OpenText
4 4 (4.60%) Trillium
4 4 (4.60%) VMware
4 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.45%) GoldenSource
5 3 (3.45%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.15%) hybris
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Endeca
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) Kofax
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
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