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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Taxonomy
Rank 538 553 524
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 73 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 39
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£431 £466 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £308 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £593 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
18080 17436 16925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.69% 31.87% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11387 10584 10034
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 668 744
Average hourly rate £19.69 £20.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.51 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 July 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 26 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 July 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 58 £444 -4.05% 4
London +9 37 £465 -1.06% 1
South East - 15 £408 - 1
Hampshire - 13 £408 -
City of London -8 6 £538 +22.85%
Scotland +1 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
Hook - 3 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £500 -
Aberdeen - 3 £425 -
Sheffield -6 2 £550 +46.66% 2
South Yorkshire -7 2 £550 +46.66% 2
Yorkshire -25 2 £550 +46.66% 2
South Wales - 2 £425 -
Wales - 2 £425 -
Cardiff - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £470 -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (31.09%) Migration
2 34 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 33 (27.73%) SharePoint
4 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 21 (17.65%) Content Management
7 20 (16.81%) User Experience
8 19 (15.97%) Data Management
8 19 (15.97%) Data Modelling
9 18 (15.13%) ETL
9 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (13.45%) Workflow
10 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
11 14 (11.76%) Finance
11 14 (11.76%) Scrum
11 14 (11.76%) B2B
11 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 14 (11.76%) CSS
11 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
12 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
12 13 (10.92%) Project Management
12 13 (10.92%) Office 365
12 13 (10.92%) Analytics
13 12 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.08%) XML
13 12 (10.08%) HTML
13 12 (10.08%) Banking

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (27.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.20%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.36%) IIS
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.36%) Drupal
6 2 (1.68%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.68%) SAS
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.84%) Documentum
7 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.04%) InfoPath
3 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 6 (5.04%) Photoshop
4 5 (4.20%) MS Project
5 2 (1.68%) SPSS
5 2 (1.68%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.68%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.84%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.52%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Office 365
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (3.36%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.52%) SaaS
4 3 (2.52%) PaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Intranet
2 3 (2.52%) DHCP
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) SAN
2 3 (2.52%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.84%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.20%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.36%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (2.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) MOLAP
8 2 (1.68%) ROLAP
8 2 (1.68%) OLAP
8 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.84%) Big Data
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.84%) ObjectStore
9 1 (0.84%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) ERwin
2 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.20%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.68%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.84%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.84%) Capybara
5 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Legal
4 6 (5.04%) Billing
5 5 (4.20%) Marketing
5 5 (4.20%) Publishing
6 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.84%) French Language
8 1 (0.84%) German Language
8 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.84%) Front Office
8 1 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Architect
2 21 (17.65%) Analyst
3 15 (12.61%) Data Architect
4 12 (10.08%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Developer
5 9 (7.56%) Technical Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Consultant
7 7 (5.88%) Domain Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Data Modeller
9 5 (4.20%) Office 365 Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Business Data Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.76%) CSS
2 12 (10.08%) XML
2 12 (10.08%) HTML
3 7 (5.88%) Ajax
3 7 (5.88%) JSON
4 6 (5.04%) jQuery
5 5 (4.20%) HTML5
5 5 (4.20%) CSS3
5 5 (4.20%) Web Services
5 5 (4.20%) XSLT
6 4 (3.36%) XSL
6 4 (3.36%) Application Packaging
6 4 (3.36%) REST
6 4 (3.36%) JSR 170
7 3 (2.52%) LAMP
7 3 (2.52%) SOAP
8 2 (1.68%) XSD
8 2 (1.68%) .NET
8 2 (1.68%) Memcached
9 1 (0.84%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) User Experience
2 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.72%) Ontologies
4 7 (5.88%) iPad
5 6 (5.04%) Market Risk
5 6 (5.04%) GIS
6 5 (4.20%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.52%) W3C
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.52%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.52%) FMCG
7 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.68%) Replication
8 2 (1.68%) Blog
8 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.84%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) UNIX
1 4 (3.36%) Windows
1 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Migration
2 34 (28.57%) Information Architecture
3 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.65%) Content Management
5 19 (15.97%) Data Management
5 19 (15.97%) Data Modelling
6 18 (15.13%) ETL
6 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (13.45%) Workflow
8 14 (11.76%) Scrum
8 14 (11.76%) B2B
8 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 13 (10.92%) Project Management
9 13 (10.92%) Analytics
10 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.24%) ITIL
11 11 (9.24%) Data Migration
11 11 (9.24%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.20%) Java
4 3 (2.52%) Perl
4 3 (2.52%) PHP
4 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.68%) R
5 2 (1.68%) VBA
5 2 (1.68%) C#
6 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) PMP
5 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) MCSM
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Adobe
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Guidewire
4 5 (4.20%) Endeca
4 5 (4.20%) OpenText
5 4 (3.36%) VMware
5 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.52%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.68%) HP
7 2 (1.68%) Google
8 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.84%) hybris
8 1 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.84%) Kofax