The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Taxonomies in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Taxonomies over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Taxonomy
England / North West
Rank 136 153 145
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +17.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.05% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.81

Taxonomies is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 818 1232 1034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.95% 32.28% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 733 551
Median daily rate £375 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -0.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 56 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.79% +28.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £47.39 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Taxonomies
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Taxonomies as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Taxonomies in the North West

Taxonomies
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Taxonomies in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Taxonomies in the North West

Taxonomies
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Taxonomies in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Taxonomies in the North West

Taxonomies
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Taxonomies within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +30 1 £450 +5.88%
Taxonomies
England

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Taxonomies also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Taxonomies.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Ontologies
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (83.33%) Physical Data Model
2 5 (83.33%) Data Governance
3 4 (66.67%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) HBase
3 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) SAP MDM
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) ETL

Taxonomies
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MDG
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Hive
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (66.67%) HBase
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
3 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Principal Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Domain Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Principal Data Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Principal Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Governance
2 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (83.33%) Ontologies
2 5 (83.33%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (66.67%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP