Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 2018 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
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 730 795
Rank change year-on-year -27 +65 -34
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 125 106 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 42
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +7.95% +8.31%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £363
90th Percentile £680 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £498 £425
% change year-on-year -9.55% +17.06% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Taxonomies is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,322 30,902 35,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 33.59% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,562 20,052 23,140
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £260 £249
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,073 1,090 1,261
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.40 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.11 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -9.02% +20.00%

Taxonomies
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Taxonomies as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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 14 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 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 122 £504 +9.03% 12
London -34 80 £563 +25.00% 7
UK excluding London -26 44 £450 -9.55% 6
North of England +2 19 £506 +26.50% 1
North West +2 15 £620 +98.40%
East of England - 9 £425 -
South East -33 8 £400 -31.91% 2
North East +36 3 £444 +136.67%
South West +8 3 £400 -25.23% 1
Midlands -13 3 £381 -15.28% 1
East Midlands -3 2 £381 -10.29%
Scotland -37 2 £688 +37.50% 1
West Midlands -5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -11 1 £375 -7.69% 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Taxonomies also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Taxonomies.

1 38 (30.40%) Migration
1 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.20%) Data Modelling
3 27 (21.60%) Analytics
4 23 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (18.40%) Information Architecture
5 21 (16.80%) Ontologies
5 21 (16.80%) Management Information System
5 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (13.60%) SharePoint
6 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (12.80%) Data Quality
8 15 (12.00%) Oracle
9 14 (11.20%) Data Migration
10 13 (10.40%) Data Architecture
10 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
10 13 (10.40%) Data Security
11 12 (9.60%) UML
11 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
11 12 (9.60%) Data Management
11 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
11 12 (9.60%) Use Case
12 11 (8.80%) Content Management
12 11 (8.80%) PaaS
12 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
12 11 (8.80%) Java
12 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
12 11 (8.80%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (8.80%) Workflow
12 11 (8.80%) IaaS

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 17 (13.60%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.00%) CMS
3 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.40%) SAS
5 2 (1.60%) Apache
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.20%) InfoPath
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.60%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.60%) SPSS
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.80%) InVision
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Maximo
2 1 (0.80%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) IaaS
1 11 (8.80%) PaaS
2 8 (6.40%) Office 365
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.60%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.60%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.60%) Serverless
5 2 (1.60%) Yammer
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
1 3 (2.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (7.20%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.40%) Big Data
2 8 (6.40%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.00%) GIS
5 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.40%) Power BI
7 2 (1.60%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.80%) Endeca
8 1 (0.80%) HBase
8 1 (0.80%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.80%) QlikView
8 1 (0.80%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) ERwin
2 4 (3.20%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) Appium
4 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.80%) Grunt
4 1 (0.80%) Maven
4 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 10 (8.00%) Legal
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.60%) Marketing
4 7 (5.60%) Retail
5 6 (4.80%) Back Office
6 5 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.20%) General Ledger
7 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.40%) Law
8 3 (2.40%) Publishing
9 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.80%) Billing
10 1 (0.80%) Electronics
10 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.80%) German Language
10 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (47.20%) Architect
2 16 (12.80%) Data Architect
2 16 (12.80%) Information Architect
3 15 (12.00%) Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Designer
5 9 (7.20%) Oracle Architect
5 9 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.40%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.60%) BSS Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) Content Designer
7 7 (5.60%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.60%) Telecoms Architect
8 6 (4.80%) Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Presales Solution Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Administrator
9 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) CSS
1 8 (6.40%) HTML
2 6 (4.80%) XML
3 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.20%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.40%) jQuery
4 3 (2.40%) RESTful
5 2 (1.60%) .NET
5 2 (1.60%) J2EE
5 2 (1.60%) Kafka
5 2 (1.60%) Middleware
5 2 (1.60%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Sling
6 1 (0.80%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.80%) CSS3
6 1 (0.80%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.80%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.80%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (16.80%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.00%) User Experience
3 6 (4.80%) Equities
4 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.20%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.80%) Derivative
7 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Linux
1 8 (6.40%) Unix
2 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.60%) Android
3 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (30.40%) Migration
2 34 (27.20%) Data Modelling
3 27 (21.60%) Analytics
4 23 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (18.40%) Information Architecture
5 21 (16.80%) Ontologies
6 17 (13.60%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (11.20%) Data Migration
8 13 (10.40%) Data Architecture
8 13 (10.40%) Data Security
9 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.60%) Data Management
9 12 (9.60%) UML
9 12 (9.60%) Use Case
10 11 (8.80%) Content Management
10 11 (8.80%) IT Strategy
10 11 (8.80%) Presales
10 11 (8.80%) Workflow
11 10 (8.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) Java
1 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.60%) Ruby
3 6 (4.80%) SQL
4 5 (4.00%) Python
5 4 (3.20%) PHP
6 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.60%) XQuery
8 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.80%) R
8 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.20%) Degree
4 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.80%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.80%) GDPR
3 4 (3.20%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.80%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (4.00%) Nagios
1 5 (4.00%) Puppet
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Oracle
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) Splunk
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.60%) Google
6 2 (1.60%) IBM
6 2 (1.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.80%) ATG
7 1 (0.80%) BT
7 1 (0.80%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.80%) hybris
7 1 (0.80%) Lotus
7 1 (0.80%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.80%) Talend
7 1 (0.80%) Teradata