Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 480 729 758
Rank change year-on-year +249 +29 +33
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 68 116 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 98
Median daily rate £625 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £370 £248 £325
90th Percentile £800 £656 £679
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +5.13% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +220.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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 11,781 28,933 33,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.45% 31.74% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,357 18,465 21,461
Median daily rate £481 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £273
90th Percentile £713 £670 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 1,055 1,040
Median hourly rate £31.61 £20.86 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.57% -3.00% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £50.27
Median hourly rate £24.10 £19.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.64% -4.85% +5.26%

Taxonomies
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Taxonomies.

Daily rate trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Taxonomies over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Taxonomies.

Hourly rate trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Top 8 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 8 August 2020. 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 +254 66 £618 +23.50% 3
London +195 51 £625 +25.00% 2
UK excluding London +210 16 £513 +5.13% 1
South East +161 7 £513 +15.17%
East of England +86 5 £475 -16.67% 1
Work from Home -19 4 £700 +154.55%
South West +79 3 £500 -16.14%
Scotland +71 1 £550 +178.48%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 29 (42.65%) Public Sector
2 27 (39.71%) Data Management
3 25 (36.76%) Data Science
4 23 (33.82%) Information Management
5 22 (32.35%) Azure
6 20 (29.41%) Triplestore
6 20 (29.41%) Ontologies
7 19 (27.94%) Publishing
8 18 (26.47%) Analytics
9 17 (25.00%) SPARQL
9 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (25.00%) .NET
9 17 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
10 14 (20.59%) .NET Core
10 14 (20.59%) Business Process Modelling
11 13 (19.12%) Data Strategy
11 13 (19.12%) Apache Solr
11 13 (19.12%) Validation
11 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
12 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.65%) RDF
12 12 (17.65%) Java
13 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (16.18%) Law
13 11 (16.18%) SHACL
14 10 (14.71%) SQL
14 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (13.24%) Data Integration

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 13 (19.12%) Apache Solr
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Moodle
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.94%) Figma
3 2 (2.94%) Stata
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.47%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.47%) GIMP
4 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.94%) Workday HCM
1 2 (2.94%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Azure
2 3 (4.41%) G Suite
2 3 (4.41%) GCP
3 2 (2.94%) Slack
4 1 (1.47%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) Triplestore
2 5 (7.35%) Data Lake
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.41%) DB2
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.41%) OLAP
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (42.65%) Public Sector
2 19 (27.94%) Publishing
3 11 (16.18%) Law
4 6 (8.82%) Finance
5 4 (5.88%) Fire and Rescue
6 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.94%) German Language
7 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Marketing
8 1 (1.47%) Legal
8 1 (1.47%) Local Government
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Architect
2 14 (20.59%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Technical Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Business Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Construction Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Data Science Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Data Strategist
8 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.41%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.94%) Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Functional Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Core
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) JSON
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) OpenID
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) RESTful
4 1 (1.47%) SAML
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.94%) CMDB
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.47%) Life Science
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Vector Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Data Management
2 25 (36.76%) Data Science
3 23 (33.82%) Information Management
4 20 (29.41%) Ontologies
5 18 (26.47%) Analytics
6 17 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 17 (25.00%) Technology Roadmap
7 14 (20.59%) Business Process Modelling
8 13 (19.12%) Asset Management
8 13 (19.12%) Data Strategy
8 13 (19.12%) Validation
9 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.65%) RDF
10 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (13.24%) Data Integration
13 7 (10.29%) Data Architecture
13 7 (10.29%) ETL
13 7 (10.29%) Project Management
14 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SPARQL
2 12 (17.65%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) SHACL
4 10 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) C
6 2 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) R
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (1.47%) Basel III
4 1 (1.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) NDS
1 1 (1.47%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe
2 3 (4.41%) IBM
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Remedy
3 2 (2.94%) Snow
3 2 (2.94%) Workday
4 1 (1.47%) BiZZdesign
4 1 (1.47%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.47%) Saba
4 1 (1.47%) SAP