Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 740 750 802
Rank change year-on-year +10 +52 -25
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 128 82 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 61 61
UK median daily rate £503 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +4.05% -1.65%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £656 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
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 33,590 30,985 35,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.74% 34.11% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,933 20,116 23,334
UK median daily rate £455 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% +4.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £637 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,047 1,093 1,179
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.22% -13.95% +22.86%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +3 126 £500 +11.11% 14
London -16 69 £563 +25.00% 7
UK excluding London +2 58 £450 -5.26% 8
South East +5 24 £490 -12.89% 2
North of England -1 20 £478 +19.50% 2
North West -14 15 £519 +66.08% 1
East of England - 8 £425 -
North East +7 4 £450 +140.00%
Midlands -11 3 £375 -10.45% 2
South West +14 2 £400 -23.81% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £381 -7.58%
Yorkshire -20 1 £375 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £325 -49.02% 2
Scotland -42 1 £625 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Data Modelling
3 24 (18.75%) Migration
3 24 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.19%) Analytics
5 21 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (15.63%) Information Architecture
7 19 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (14.84%) Workflow
8 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
9 17 (13.28%) Java
9 17 (13.28%) User Experience
10 16 (12.50%) Use Case
11 15 (11.72%) Ontologies
11 15 (11.72%) HTML
11 15 (11.72%) CSS
11 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
11 15 (11.72%) User Stories
12 14 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (10.94%) UML
12 14 (10.94%) Finance
13 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
13 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
13 13 (10.16%) Data Migration
14 12 (9.38%) ITIL
14 12 (9.38%) Service Management
14 12 (9.38%) Microservices
15 11 (8.59%) Wireframes

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 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) CMS
2 6 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.34%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.78%) InVision
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Maximo
2 1 (0.78%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.59%) Office 365
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.13%) Serverless
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.56%) IaaS
5 2 (1.56%) PaaS
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) HTTP
1 3 (2.34%) Intranet
2 1 (0.78%) Skype
2 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.03%) Big Data
3 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.91%) GIS
4 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.34%) Power BI
6 2 (1.56%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.56%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) Impala
7 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.13%) JIRA
2 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.34%) Selenium
4 2 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.78%) Appium
5 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.78%) Grunt
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Banking
2 9 (7.03%) Retail
3 8 (6.25%) Marketing
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Back Office
5 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.13%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.13%) Law
6 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.34%) Advertising
7 3 (2.34%) Legal
7 3 (2.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (37.50%) Architect
2 26 (20.31%) Analyst
3 12 (9.38%) Designer
4 10 (7.81%) Information Architect
5 9 (7.03%) Data Architect
5 9 (7.03%) UX Designer
6 8 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.47%) BSS Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Telecoms Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Process Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Administrator
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) CSS
1 15 (11.72%) HTML
2 9 (7.03%) jQuery
3 7 (5.47%) XML
4 6 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.91%) .NET
6 4 (3.13%) J2EE
6 4 (3.13%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.34%) Middleware
7 3 (2.34%) RESTful
7 3 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.56%) PostGIS
8 2 (1.56%) React
8 2 (1.56%) REST
8 2 (1.56%) SOAP
8 2 (1.56%) Spring
8 2 (1.56%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.56%) YAML
9 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.28%) User Experience
3 9 (7.03%) CMDB
4 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.69%) Equities
6 5 (3.91%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.13%) Social Media
8 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.56%) NHS
9 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.78%) Derivative
10 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.91%) Linux
1 5 (3.91%) Unix
2 2 (1.56%) Android
2 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) VMS
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Data Modelling
3 24 (18.75%) Migration
3 24 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.19%) Analytics
5 20 (15.63%) Information Architecture
6 19 (14.84%) Workflow
7 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (12.50%) Use Case
9 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (11.72%) Ontologies
9 15 (11.72%) User Stories
10 14 (10.94%) UML
11 13 (10.16%) Data Migration
11 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
12 12 (9.38%) ITIL
12 12 (9.38%) Microservices
12 12 (9.38%) Service Management
13 11 (8.59%) Wireframes
14 10 (7.81%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) Java
2 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.47%) Python
4 6 (4.69%) SQL
5 4 (3.13%) PHP
5 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.56%) Groovy
6 2 (1.56%) Java 8
6 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.56%) XQuery
7 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.78%) R
7 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.91%) GDPR
2 5 (3.91%) PMO
3 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.78%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) XenApp
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Puppet
2 5 (3.91%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (3.91%) Nagios
2 5 (3.91%) SCCM
3 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.78%) Kibana
5 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Adobe
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (5.47%) SAP
3 7 (5.47%) Splunk
4 4 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.56%) ATG
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) hybris
6 2 (1.56%) Talend
7 1 (0.78%) BT
7 1 (0.78%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Nintex
7 1 (0.78%) Northgate
7 1 (0.78%) Omniture
7 1 (0.78%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau