Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 706 767 795
Rank change year-on-year +61 +28 -27
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 77 143 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.14% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 85 70
UK median daily rate £515 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £256 £283 £311
90th Percentile £656 £638 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +184.09% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +184.09% - -

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 24,596 33,851 34,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.08% 32.26% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,567 22,101 22,617
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,035 1,055 1,007
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £11.32
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.88 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.39% -5.00% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 11 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 14 December 2019. 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 +68 72 £500 - 4
London +73 45 £500 -4.76% 2
UK excluding London +41 30 £525 +5.00% 2
South East +50 18 £513 +2.50%
Midlands +63 3 - -
West Midlands +44 3 - -
Scotland +28 3 - -
East of England +28 3 £575 +15.00%
South West +2 2 £519 -1.19% 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £388 -22.50%
North of England +20 1 £388 -15.07% 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 21 (27.27%) Migration
2 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Data Management
3 18 (23.38%) Data Modelling
3 18 (23.38%) Analytics
4 15 (19.48%) XML
5 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.58%) ETL
6 12 (15.58%) Data Analysis
7 11 (14.29%) Finance
7 11 (14.29%) AWS
7 11 (14.29%) Information Architecture
8 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (11.69%) XQuery
9 9 (11.69%) XMetaL
9 9 (11.69%) Data Governance
9 9 (11.69%) Data Quality
9 9 (11.69%) Power Platform
10 8 (10.39%) Strategic Roadmap
10 8 (10.39%) Data Science
10 8 (10.39%) Power BI
10 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (9.09%) HTML
11 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 7 (9.09%) CSS

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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) XMetaL
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) AWS
2 9 (11.69%) Power Platform
3 6 (7.79%) Office 365
4 5 (6.49%) Azure
5 4 (5.19%) G Suite
5 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
6 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (2.60%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.30%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
1 1 (1.30%) VoIP
1 1 (1.30%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.39%) Power BI
4 4 (5.19%) MarkLogic
4 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.30%) HBase
7 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) OLAP
7 1 (1.30%) QlikView
7 1 (1.30%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.30%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.30%) ERwin
3 1 (1.30%) jMock
3 1 (1.30%) JUnit
3 1 (1.30%) MagicDraw
3 1 (1.30%) TestNG
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.60%) German Language
5 2 (2.60%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Military
6 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Architect
2 19 (24.68%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Developer
5 8 (10.39%) XML Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Data Modeller
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.60%) Information Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) CSS
2 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) XSLT
4 3 (3.90%) JSON
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) .NET
5 2 (2.60%) CSS3
5 2 (2.60%) HTML5
5 2 (2.60%) Java EE
5 2 (2.60%) JSTL
5 2 (2.60%) REST
5 2 (2.60%) RESTful
5 2 (2.60%) Servlets
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.30%) MyBatis
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) OpenID
6 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Blog
4 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.90%) Podcast
4 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.90%) Social Media
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.30%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.30%) Robotics
6 1 (1.30%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
1 2 (2.60%) Unix
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Migration
2 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Analytics
3 18 (23.38%) Data Management
3 18 (23.38%) Data Modelling
4 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.58%) Data Analysis
4 12 (15.58%) ETL
5 11 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 9 (11.69%) Data Governance
7 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Data Science
7 8 (10.39%) Strategic Roadmap
8 7 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.09%) Validation
9 6 (7.79%) Master Data Management
9 6 (7.79%) Service Management
9 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) XQuery
2 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) Python
5 3 (3.90%) Ruby
6 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) C#
7 1 (1.30%) HiveQL
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) CISA
3 1 (1.30%) CISM
3 1 (1.30%) CISSP
3 1 (1.30%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.79%) QA
3 3 (3.90%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.30%) COSO
4 1 (1.30%) Dublin Core
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) NDS
2 1 (1.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Matomo
2 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
2 1 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Google
2 7 (9.09%) Tableau
3 3 (3.90%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.60%) Informatica
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.30%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.30%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (1.30%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook
5 1 (1.30%) Netezza
5 1 (1.30%) Nintex
5 1 (1.30%) Sparx
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) Talend
5 1 (1.30%) UiPath
5 1 (1.30%) Varonis