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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Taxonomy
UK
Rank 540 590 570
Rank change year-on-year +50 -20  
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 46 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.076% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £560
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14227 16375 15745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.03% 31.01% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 10651 9505
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 560 659
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +27.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

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 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Top 24 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 22 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
England +59 43 £444 +4.41% 8
London +24 25 £400 -21.95% 4
South East +26 9 £575 +39.39%
South West +6 6 £525 +40.00%
Dorset - 5 £510 -
Berkshire - 4 £375 -
Bournemouth - 4 £510 -
Scotland +28 3 £500 -16.66%
Edinburgh +19 3 £500 -16.66%
City of London +2 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire +21 2 £406 -29.34% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £406 -29.34% 1
Leeds +10 2 £406 -29.34% 1
Reading - 2 £375 -
Surrey - 2 £575 -
Hampshire - 2 £625 -
North West +28 1 £450 +5.88%
Cheshire +26 1 £450 +5.88%
Wiltshire +4 1 £550 +37.50%
Corsham -8 1 £550 +37.50%
Portsmouth - 1 £600 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £438 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £438 -

Taxonomies
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Taxonomies.

1 36 (31.30%) Migration
2 28 (24.35%) SharePoint
2 28 (24.35%) Information Architecture
3 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Data Management
5 24 (20.87%) Data Modelling
6 21 (18.26%) Finance
6 21 (18.26%) User Experience
7 20 (17.39%) Workflow
8 17 (14.78%) CSS
9 16 (13.91%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (13.91%) Banking
9 16 (13.91%) Office 365
9 16 (13.91%) Analytics
10 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
10 14 (12.17%) Master Data Management
11 13 (11.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (11.30%) Data Architecture
11 13 (11.30%) Oracle
11 13 (11.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (10.43%) XML
12 12 (10.43%) RESTful
12 12 (10.43%) Data Migration
12 12 (10.43%) Degree
13 11 (9.57%) jQuery
13 11 (9.57%) Reference Data
13 11 (9.57%) ITIL
13 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
13 11 (9.57%) SQL

Taxonomies
Top Related 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 28 (24.35%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (7.83%) CMS
5 5 (4.35%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.48%) SAS
7 3 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.74%) Documentum
8 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.22%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.87%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.87%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.87%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.87%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.87%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Office 365
2 8 (6.96%) Yammer
3 7 (6.09%) IaaS
3 7 (6.09%) PaaS
4 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.48%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.48%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.61%) GitHub
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.87%) BlueKai
8 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) Intranet
2 3 (2.61%) DNS
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) SSL
2 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.09%) Data Lake
4 7 (6.09%) OLAP
5 5 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.35%) OLTP
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (4.35%) Pentaho
5 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.48%) HBase
6 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.61%) Big Data
8 2 (1.74%) MySQL
8 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.35%) ERwin
3 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.48%) MagicDraw
4 3 (2.61%) Ant
4 3 (2.61%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.61%) JUnit
4 3 (2.61%) Subversion
5 2 (1.74%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 11 (9.57%) Legal
4 9 (7.83%) Retail
5 6 (5.22%) Marketing
6 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.48%) Publishing
6 4 (3.48%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Front Office
8 2 (1.74%) Advertising
8 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.74%) Law
8 2 (1.74%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Billing
9 1 (0.87%) Games
9 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Architect
2 22 (19.13%) Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Data Architect
4 15 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Designer
5 12 (10.43%) Information Architect
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Architect
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Information Architect
7 8 (6.96%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.35%) UX Designer
9 4 (3.48%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Principal Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Domain Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Security Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.61%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) CSS
2 12 (10.43%) RESTful
2 12 (10.43%) XML
3 11 (9.57%) jQuery
4 10 (8.70%) HTML
5 9 (7.83%) SPServices
5 9 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (6.96%) XSLT
7 7 (6.09%) XSD
8 5 (4.35%) Lucene
8 5 (4.35%) Web Services
9 4 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (3.48%) FIXML
9 4 (3.48%) FpML
9 4 (3.48%) REST
10 3 (2.61%) .NET
10 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.74%) Middleware
11 2 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.74%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) User Experience
2 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (9.57%) Reference Data
4 9 (7.83%) CMDB
4 9 (7.83%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.96%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (6.96%) Virtual Team
6 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.09%) Market Risk
7 5 (4.35%) Derivative
8 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.61%) Equities
9 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.87%) FMCG
10 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Unix
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.30%) Migration
2 28 (24.35%) Information Architecture
3 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Data Management
5 24 (20.87%) Data Modelling
6 20 (17.39%) Workflow
7 16 (13.91%) Analytics
8 14 (12.17%) Master Data Management
9 13 (11.30%) Data Architecture
10 12 (10.43%) Data Migration
11 11 (9.57%) ITIL
11 11 (9.57%) Project Management
12 10 (8.70%) Content Management
12 10 (8.70%) TOGAF
12 10 (8.70%) Wireframes
13 9 (7.83%) Configuration Management
13 9 (7.83%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.83%) Ontologies
13 9 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.83%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 10 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.09%) Java
4 5 (4.35%) Ruby
5 4 (3.48%) C
5 4 (3.48%) Python
6 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.61%) Korn
6 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.74%) C#
7 2 (1.74%) Elixir
7 2 (1.74%) Erlang
7 2 (1.74%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.87%) COBOL
8 1 (0.87%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.87%) ES6
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) CFA
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.74%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Ansible
1 3 (2.61%) Nagios
1 3 (2.61%) Puppet
1 3 (2.61%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.87%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) VMware
4 7 (6.09%) Adobe
4 7 (6.09%) Informatica
5 4 (3.48%) Google
6 3 (2.61%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.61%) Splunk
6 3 (2.61%) Teradata
7 2 (1.74%) IBM
7 2 (1.74%) SAP
7 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.87%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.87%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.87%) Infor
8 1 (0.87%) Recommind
8 1 (0.87%) Saba
8 1 (0.87%) Sybase
8 1 (0.87%) Talend
8 1 (0.87%) Workday
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