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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Taxonomy
Rank 530 505 527
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 74 82 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 28
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£469 £401 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.04% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £330 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £375 £307
% change year-on-year
+21.33% +22.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.38

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
17811 16536 17521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10937 10252 10194
Average daily rate £410 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 660 892
Average hourly rate £18.26 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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
Top 30 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 30 September 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
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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 -30 68 £470 +10.58% 13
London +6 48 £500 +16.95% 5
South East -4 9 £494 +16.32% 4
City of London +23 5 £456 +1.38%
South West -28 5 £400 -5.88% 2
North West -6 3 £325 -18.85% 1
Scotland -15 3 £176 -49.71%
Cheshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +4 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Croydon - 1 £438 -
Dorset - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (28.95%) SharePoint
2 30 (26.32%) Content Management
3 25 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (17.54%) Subversion
5 19 (16.67%) Java
6 18 (15.79%) Finance
6 18 (15.79%) User Experience
6 18 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (14.04%) CSS
7 16 (14.04%) Business Analysis
8 15 (13.16%) Analytics
9 14 (12.28%) Endeca
9 14 (12.28%) Information Management
9 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (12.28%) Information Architecture
9 14 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (12.28%) XML
9 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
9 14 (12.28%) SQL
9 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
9 14 (12.28%) Intranet
10 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
11 12 (10.53%) ETL
11 12 (10.53%) Eclipse
11 12 (10.53%) Documentum
11 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 12 (10.53%) JUnit
11 12 (10.53%) Scrum
11 12 (10.53%) iPad
11 12 (10.53%) Data Architecture

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (28.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (10.53%) Documentum
5 11 (9.65%) Drupal
5 11 (9.65%) Apache Solr
6 8 (7.02%) CMS
7 6 (5.26%) MS Project Server
8 4 (3.51%) Magnolia
8 4 (3.51%) Node.js
9 3 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (2.63%) LiveLink
9 3 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.63%) IIS
10 1 (0.88%) Apache
10 1 (0.88%) WordPress
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Project
2 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.39%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.63%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Fredhopper
2 4 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.75%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.88%) HFM
5 1 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.39%) Joyent
3 4 (3.51%) Office 365
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) Intranet
2 7 (6.14%) Internet
3 4 (3.51%) LDAP
3 4 (3.51%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.39%) Big Data
7 4 (3.51%) PowerCenter
7 4 (3.51%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.63%) EDRMS
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.63%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.88%) Essbase
10 1 (0.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Subversion
2 12 (10.53%) JUnit
2 12 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.89%) Ant
4 9 (7.89%) CruiseControl
5 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.39%) PHPUnit
6 4 (3.51%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (2.63%) Sublime Text
7 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.63%) Hudson
7 3 (2.63%) Capybara
7 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.63%) Maven
7 3 (2.63%) StarTeam
7 3 (2.63%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.88%) ERwin
8 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Retail
3 11 (9.65%) Publishing
4 7 (6.14%) Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Consultant
3 18 (15.79%) Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Architect
5 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (6.14%) SharePoint Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Information Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Business Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.51%) ETL Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Informatica Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Documentum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) CSS
2 14 (12.28%) XML
3 9 (7.89%) WDK
3 9 (7.89%) HTML
4 7 (6.14%) .NET
4 7 (6.14%) LAMP
4 7 (6.14%) Web Services
5 6 (5.26%) JSON
5 6 (5.26%) jQuery
5 6 (5.26%) Ext JS
6 5 (4.39%) HTML5
6 5 (4.39%) Memcached
6 5 (4.39%) Ajax
6 5 (4.39%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.51%) J2EE
7 4 (3.51%) JSP
7 4 (3.51%) Servlets
7 4 (3.51%) Dojo
7 4 (3.51%) REST
7 4 (3.51%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.79%) User Experience
3 12 (10.53%) iPad
4 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.89%) Open Source
6 4 (3.51%) Mashup
6 4 (3.51%) Wiki
6 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.63%) Blog
7 3 (2.63%) GIS
7 3 (2.63%) Copywriting
7 3 (2.63%) Statistics
7 3 (2.63%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.75%) Social Media
8 2 (1.75%) Ontologies
8 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.39%) UNIX
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Content Management
2 16 (14.04%) Business Analysis
3 15 (13.16%) Analytics
4 14 (12.28%) Information Management
4 14 (12.28%) Information Architecture
4 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
4 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.53%) ETL
5 12 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 12 (10.53%) Document Management
5 12 (10.53%) Scrum
6 11 (9.65%) B2C
6 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
6 11 (9.65%) Benchmarking
7 10 (8.77%) TDD
7 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.89%) Migration
8 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) Java
2 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.28%) SQL
3 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.26%) C#
4 6 (5.26%) PHP
5 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
1 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.75%) MCSM
5 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.75%) MCSE
5 2 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) SLA
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Varnish
2 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Puppet
1 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Endeca
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) Adobe
4 6 (5.26%) Open Text
5 5 (4.39%) Informatica
5 5 (4.39%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.51%) Sun
7 3 (2.63%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.75%) Remedy
8 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.75%) BMC
8 2 (1.75%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau
9 1 (0.88%) Twitter
9 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
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