The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Taxonomies in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Taxonomies over the 3 months to 23 May 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.

Taxonomy
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 609 580
Rank change year-on-year +67 -29  
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 39 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.077% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 26
Median daily rate £475 £423 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% +3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £406 £410
% change year-on-year +22.46% -0.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14860 17624 17518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.15% 32.96% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9653 11527 10749
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 563 680
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.54 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.78% +21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +28.26% +24.32%  

Taxonomies
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Taxonomies over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Taxonomies within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +46 36 £463 +9.46% 2
London +19 18 £450 +2.27% 2
South East +36 4 £650 +30.00%
South West +16 4 £535 +33.75%
East Midlands - 4 £413 -
Scotland +45 3 £500 -
Surrey +10 3 £650 +30.00%
Dorset - 3 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £413 -
Bournemouth - 3 £525 -
Warwickshire - 3 £638 -
West Midlands - 3 £638 -
Edinburgh - 3 £500 -
City of London -5 2 £125 -71.59%
Newcastle upon Tyne +51 1 £188 -55.35%
Tyne and Wear +48 1 £188 -55.35%
North East +43 1 £188 -55.35%
Cheshire +34 1 £175 -58.82%
North West +21 1 £175 -58.82%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £413 +10.00%
Yorkshire +14 1 £413 +10.00%
Leeds +11 1 £413 +10.00%
Knutsford +7 1 £175 -58.82%
Wiltshire +1 1 £550 +37.50%
Corsham 0 1 £550 +37.50%
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £413 -
Greenwich - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Taxonomies.

1 30 (31.91%) Migration
2 25 (26.60%) Finance
3 24 (25.53%) Information Architecture
4 23 (24.47%) Data Modelling
5 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (21.28%) SharePoint
7 19 (20.21%) Workflow
7 19 (20.21%) Data Management
8 16 (17.02%) Banking
9 15 (15.96%) CSS
10 14 (14.89%) User Experience
11 13 (13.83%) XML
12 12 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (12.77%) Oracle
12 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
12 12 (12.77%) RESTful
12 12 (12.77%) Analytics
13 11 (11.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (11.70%) Data Structures
13 11 (11.70%) Reference Data
13 11 (11.70%) Data Architecture
13 11 (11.70%) jQuery
14 10 (10.64%) Hadoop
14 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (10.64%) Data Quality
14 10 (10.64%) Office 365
14 10 (10.64%) Retail
14 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.64%) Master Data Management

Taxonomies
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (7.45%) CMS
5 5 (5.32%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.26%) SAS
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.06%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.19%) Infor M3
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.06%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.06%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Office 365
2 7 (7.45%) IaaS
2 7 (7.45%) PaaS
3 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.26%) Yammer
5 3 (3.19%) GitHub
6 2 (2.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.06%) BlueKai
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Intranet
2 3 (3.19%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) SSL
2 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.64%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.45%) Data Lake
4 7 (7.45%) OLAP
5 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.32%) OLTP
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (5.32%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.26%) ERwin
2 4 (4.26%) MagicDraw
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 8 (8.51%) Legal
5 6 (6.38%) Marketing
6 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.13%) Billing
8 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.13%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (1.06%) Advertising
9 1 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Architect
2 16 (17.02%) Data Architect
3 14 (14.89%) Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Information Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Designer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Copywriter
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Information Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.19%) UX Designer
10 2 (2.13%) Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) CSS
2 13 (13.83%) XML
3 12 (12.77%) RESTful
4 11 (11.70%) jQuery
5 9 (9.57%) SPServices
5 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (7.45%) XSLT
7 6 (6.38%) XSD
8 5 (5.32%) HTML
8 5 (5.32%) Lucene
9 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (4.26%) FIXML
9 4 (4.26%) FpML
10 3 (3.19%) .NET
10 3 (3.19%) Web Services
11 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.13%) REST
12 1 (1.06%) Aurelia
12 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (1.06%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) User Experience
2 11 (11.70%) Data Structures
2 11 (11.70%) Reference Data
3 9 (9.57%) CMDB
3 9 (9.57%) Virtual Team
4 7 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.13%) Equities
10 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.06%) Derivative
10 1 (1.06%) EPoS
10 1 (1.06%) FMCG
10 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Migration
2 24 (25.53%) Information Architecture
3 23 (24.47%) Data Modelling
4 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.21%) Data Management
5 19 (20.21%) Workflow
6 12 (12.77%) Analytics
6 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
7 11 (11.70%) Data Architecture
8 10 (10.64%) Master Data Management
8 10 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.64%) Wireframes
9 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.57%) ERP
9 9 (9.57%) Workflow Development
10 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.51%) ITIL
10 8 (8.51%) Metadata Management
10 8 (8.51%) Service Design
11 7 (7.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.51%) SQL
3 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.26%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.19%) Korn
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
5 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.13%) C#
6 2 (2.13%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.06%) COBOL
7 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.06%) ES6
7 1 (1.06%) Perl
7 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Ansible
1 3 (3.19%) Nagios
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.06%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) VMware
3 6 (6.38%) Informatica
4 4 (4.26%) Adobe
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.19%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.19%) Infor
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
5 3 (3.19%) Teradata
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) Lotus
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.06%) Saba
7 1 (1.06%) Workday