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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Taxonomy
Rank 589 573 510
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -63
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 37 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.075% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 49
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £303 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
+40.38% -22.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.81 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.50%
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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 23 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 10 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 28 £449 -0.27% 11
London -2 13 £450 -10.00% 3
Scotland +2 8 £600 +259.28% 1
Edinburgh - 8 £600 -
North East - 6 £440 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £448 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £448 - 1
South East +9 3 £481 +6.94% 4
Yorkshire - 2 £575 - 1
South West - 2 £388 -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Hampshire +5 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 £425 -37.03%
North West -17 1 £650 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £575 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £575 -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £650 - 1

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (34.34%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.30%) Banking
4 28 (28.28%) SharePoint
5 27 (27.27%) Migration
6 25 (25.25%) User Experience
7 24 (24.24%) Data Modelling
8 21 (21.21%) Data Management
9 20 (20.20%) Analytics
10 19 (19.19%) Ontologies
10 19 (19.19%) Content Management
11 18 (18.18%) Windows
12 17 (17.17%) Unix
12 17 (17.17%) Citrix
12 17 (17.17%) CISSP
12 17 (17.17%) CISMP
12 17 (17.17%) Network Security
12 17 (17.17%) Information Architecture
12 17 (17.17%) Splunk
12 17 (17.17%) SIEM
12 17 (17.17%) Data Centre
12 17 (17.17%) Threat Modelling
12 17 (17.17%) QRadar
13 16 (16.16%) CMS
14 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.14%) SQL
16 13 (13.13%) XML
16 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
16 13 (13.13%) Management Information System

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (28.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (16.16%) CMS
3 6 (6.06%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.04%) Alfresco
5 3 (3.03%) LiveLink
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.01%) Confluence
7 1 (1.01%) FileNet
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.01%) Jadu
7 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Project
2 2 (2.02%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) Network Security
2 5 (5.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.04%) Big Data
3 3 (3.03%) PowerCenter
4 2 (2.02%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.01%) HBase
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) MS Access
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) ObjectStore
5 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) ERwin
2 5 (5.05%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.04%) ProtoShare
4 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 30 (30.30%) Banking
3 12 (12.12%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Publishing
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Front Office
7 1 (1.01%) German Language
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Architect
2 17 (17.17%) Splunk Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) SIEM Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Data Architect
5 9 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 9 (9.09%) Information Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Designer
7 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) UX Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Product Owner
9 4 (4.04%) Product Specialist
9 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) User Experience Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) XML
2 8 (8.08%) HTML
3 7 (7.07%) CSS
4 5 (5.05%) XBRL
5 3 (3.03%) D3.js
5 3 (3.03%) jQuery
6 2 (2.02%) .NET
6 2 (2.02%) Web Services
6 2 (2.02%) XSLT
7 1 (1.01%) Ajax
7 1 (1.01%) HTML5
7 1 (1.01%) REST
7 1 (1.01%) RSS
7 1 (1.01%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.01%) SOAP
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.01%) WPF
7 1 (1.01%) XHTML
7 1 (1.01%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.34%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (25.25%) User Experience
3 19 (19.19%) Ontologies
4 17 (17.17%) Data Centre
5 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
6 8 (8.08%) Algorithms
7 7 (7.07%) Reference Data
8 6 (6.06%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.05%) Data Structures
10 4 (4.04%) iPad
11 3 (3.03%) Clustering
12 2 (2.02%) Copywriting
12 2 (2.02%) Market Risk
12 2 (2.02%) Wiki
13 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
13 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
13 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
13 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Migration
3 24 (24.24%) Data Modelling
4 21 (21.21%) Data Management
5 20 (20.20%) Analytics
6 19 (19.19%) Content Management
7 17 (17.17%) Information Architecture
7 17 (17.17%) SIEM
7 17 (17.17%) Threat Modelling
8 13 (13.13%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.12%) Data Architecture
9 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.11%) Information Management
11 10 (10.10%) Project Management
12 9 (9.09%) Asset Management
13 8 (8.08%) B2C
13 8 (8.08%) Benchmarking
13 8 (8.08%) TOGAF
14 7 (7.07%) Logical Data Model
14 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.02%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) CISMP
1 17 (17.17%) CISSP
2 15 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.02%) MBA
6 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.05%) ISO20022
3 3 (3.03%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Citrix
1 17 (17.17%) Splunk
2 8 (8.08%) Endeca
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) OpenText
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
4 3 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.01%) Google
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) i2
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Lotus
5 1 (1.01%) Quark