Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 769 770
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 -24
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 83 115 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 70
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £345 £305
90th Percentile £680 £650 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £408
% change year-on-year -5.56% +10.43% -7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.25 -

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 33347 35358 37028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 33.30% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22047 23176 23428
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1199 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -2.70%

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 21 October 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 12 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 21 October 2017. 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 +1 79 £475 +5.56% 2
London 0 50 £500 +13.64%
UK excluding London +12 30 £425 -5.56% 2
North of England +68 9 £660 +16.04%
North West +16 9 £660 +5.60%
South East +6 8 £375 -24.24% 1
Midlands +32 7 £438 +2.94% 1
East Midlands 0 4 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +26 3 £638 +41.67%
South West +19 3 £450 -
East of England -24 2 £425 +13.33%
Scotland +18 1 £160 -54.29%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (34.94%) Data Modelling
2 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (25.30%) Finance
6 20 (24.10%) SharePoint
7 19 (22.89%) Data Analysis
7 19 (22.89%) Information Architecture
8 18 (21.69%) Data Management
9 17 (20.48%) Migration
9 17 (20.48%) Data Governance
9 17 (20.48%) Degree
10 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
11 15 (18.07%) Unix
11 15 (18.07%) Linux
11 15 (18.07%) Data Quality
12 14 (16.87%) Data Architecture
12 14 (16.87%) Java
12 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
13 13 (15.66%) SQL
13 13 (15.66%) Python
13 13 (15.66%) Ruby
14 12 (14.46%) HTML
14 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
15 11 (13.25%) Analytics
15 11 (13.25%) CSS
15 11 (13.25%) ETL
16 10 (12.05%) Ontologies
16 10 (12.05%) Computer Science

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 (24.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) FileNet
4 1 (1.20%) Marvel
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.20%) InVision
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.41%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) G Suite
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Intranet
2 5 (6.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.82%) Big Data
4 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Axure RP
1 2 (2.41%) ERwin
2 1 (1.20%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Dutch Language
4 4 (4.82%) French Language
4 4 (4.82%) German Language
4 4 (4.82%) Italian Language
4 4 (4.82%) Polish Language
4 4 (4.82%) Private Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Publishing
4 4 (4.82%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) Electronics
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.41%) Billing
6 2 (2.41%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Architect
2 18 (21.69%) Data Architect
3 16 (19.28%) Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Information Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Data Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Administrator
7 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Designer
9 4 (4.82%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Data Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) HTML Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Report Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) HTML
2 11 (13.25%) CSS
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 4 (4.82%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.41%) Kafka
5 2 (2.41%) REST
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) WCF
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) Ajax
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.20%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.20%) jQuery
6 1 (1.20%) JSON
6 1 (1.20%) MDX
6 1 (1.20%) Velocity
6 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.02%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.02%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Equities
5 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
6 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Linux
1 15 (18.07%) Unix
2 9 (10.84%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Data Modelling
2 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (22.89%) Data Analysis
4 19 (22.89%) Information Architecture
5 18 (21.69%) Data Management
6 17 (20.48%) Data Governance
6 17 (20.48%) Migration
7 14 (16.87%) Data Architecture
8 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
9 11 (13.25%) Analytics
9 11 (13.25%) ETL
10 10 (12.05%) Ontologies
11 8 (9.64%) Content Management
11 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.43%) Data Security
12 7 (8.43%) Decision Tree
12 7 (8.43%) Front End Development
13 6 (7.23%) Analytical Thinking
13 6 (7.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) Java
1 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.66%) Python
2 13 (15.66%) Ruby
2 13 (15.66%) SQL
3 9 (10.84%) Scala
4 7 (8.43%) Go
5 5 (6.02%) PHP
6 2 (2.41%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.82%) GDPR
3 3 (3.61%) ISO 20022
3 3 (3.61%) PSD2
4 2 (2.41%) MiFID
4 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) CFEngine
1 4 (4.82%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (4.82%) Nagios
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) SAP
3 4 (4.82%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (4.82%) Splunk
4 3 (3.61%) Cognos
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) Infor
5 2 (2.41%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
6 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow