The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Taxonomy
Rank 527 525 546
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 69 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.054% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 15
Average daily rate £438 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £292 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.94% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.57 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.57 - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14279 12486 14776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.39% 25.76% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7503 8588
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 618 756
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.04 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -14.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.16 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%

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 23 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Taxonomies Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Taxonomies
Top 22 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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 63 £430 +18.62% 3
London +16 48 £425 +13.33% 2
City of London 0 13 £474 +11.47%
East of England -31 6 £475 +26.66%
North West - 6 - -
Scotland -3 5 £550 +52.77%
Cambridge +1 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -14 2 - -
South East -17 2 £380 +16.92% 1
Manchester - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £380 -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Havant - - - -
Luton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 55 (38.19%) Information Architecture
2 52 (36.11%) Management Information System
3 50 (34.72%) SharePoint
4 34 (23.61%) Data Modelling
5 30 (20.83%) Information Management
6 29 (20.14%) Document Management
6 29 (20.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (19.44%) XML
7 28 (19.44%) Ontologies
8 23 (15.97%) Scrum
9 21 (14.58%) Degree
10 20 (13.89%) Open Text
10 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.19%) Business Analysis
11 19 (13.19%) Content Management
11 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (12.50%) Subversion
12 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (11.81%) Open Source
13 17 (11.81%) MySQL
14 16 (11.11%) Workflow
14 16 (11.11%) SEO
14 16 (11.11%) MongoDB
15 15 (10.42%) SQL
15 15 (10.42%) UML
16 14 (9.72%) Publishing
16 14 (9.72%) Drupal
16 14 (9.72%) Security Cleared
16 14 (9.72%) Data Architecture

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 50 (34.72%) SharePoint
2 29 (20.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (9.72%) Drupal
5 13 (9.03%) Apache Solr
6 12 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (5.56%) Documentum
8 7 (4.86%) CMS
9 6 (4.17%) IIS
9 6 (4.17%) MS Project Server
10 4 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (2.08%) Node.js
12 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.39%) LiveLink
12 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.69%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (5.56%) MS Project
2 8 (5.56%) MS Office
2 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.17%) InfoPath
4 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.78%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (6.94%) Joyent
2 7 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Intranet
2 2 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (11.81%) MySQL
3 16 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.47%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.78%) Big Data
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.08%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.39%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.39%) IDOL
10 2 (1.39%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.39%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Subversion
2 12 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 6 (4.17%) Ant
3 6 (4.17%) JUnit
3 6 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.78%) StarTeam
6 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.69%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 14 (9.72%) Publishing
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Legal
4 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.47%) Finance
6 4 (2.78%) Retail
7 3 (2.08%) Marketing
7 3 (2.08%) Advertising
8 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (56.25%) Architect
2 53 (36.81%) Information Architect
3 29 (20.14%) Developer
4 14 (9.72%) Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) Drupal Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Data Architect
6 12 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Data Modeller
8 8 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Consultant
10 4 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
10 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Information Architect
11 3 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) SharePoint Consultant
11 3 (2.08%) Business Analyst
12 2 (1.39%) Development Manager
12 2 (1.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.44%) XML
2 12 (8.33%) .NET
2 12 (8.33%) HTML
2 12 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (8.33%) LAMP
2 12 (8.33%) Memcached
3 11 (7.64%) Web Services
4 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET
4 10 (6.94%) HTML5
5 9 (6.25%) CSS
6 6 (4.17%) Microformats
7 5 (3.47%) WDK
7 5 (3.47%) XML Schema
7 5 (3.47%) XSD
8 4 (2.78%) JSP
8 4 (2.78%) Middleware
8 4 (2.78%) CSS3
9 3 (2.08%) RESTful
9 3 (2.08%) REST
9 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 28 (19.44%) Ontologies
3 17 (11.81%) Open Source
4 8 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.17%) Informatics
6 5 (3.47%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.78%) Firmware
7 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.08%) NHS
8 3 (2.08%) W3C
8 3 (2.08%) GIS
9 2 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.39%) Statistics
9 2 (1.39%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.39%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (2.08%) Windows
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) Information Architecture
2 34 (23.61%) Data Modelling
3 30 (20.83%) Information Management
4 29 (20.14%) Document Management
5 23 (15.97%) Scrum
6 19 (13.19%) Business Analysis
6 19 (13.19%) Content Management
6 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.11%) Workflow
7 16 (11.11%) SEO
8 15 (10.42%) UML
9 14 (9.72%) Data Architecture
9 14 (9.72%) Metadata Management
10 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.33%) SOA
11 12 (8.33%) Migration
11 12 (8.33%) TDD
11 12 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.42%) SQL
2 13 (9.03%) PHP
2 13 (9.03%) Java
3 9 (6.25%) C#
4 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.08%) Python
6 3 (2.08%) C
7 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.39%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Degree
2 14 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.39%) MCSE
5 2 (1.39%) MCSA
5 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) MCSM
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) SNOMED CT
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.39%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) Varnish
2 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Puppet
1 10 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Open Text
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) Rackspace
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle
3 6 (4.17%) Adobe
4 3 (2.08%) Mercator
4 3 (2.08%) Kofax
5 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.39%) IBM
5 2 (1.39%) Informatica
5 2 (1.39%) VMware
5 2 (1.39%) Meridio
5 2 (1.39%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.39%) Akamai
6 1 (0.69%) EMC
6 1 (0.69%) Sun
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