Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 738 758 796
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 +42
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 102 145 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 86 63
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £344 £240
90th Percentile £656 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £529 £470 £463
% change year-on-year +12.61% +1.62% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +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 29,103 33,228 31,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.28% 32.50% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,722 21,346 20,594
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,040 1,038 1,005
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -0.74%
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.14 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.11 £20.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year +0.55% +3.65% -5.88%

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 19 August 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 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 19 August 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 +9 98 £500 - 6
London +26 60 £475 -13.64% 4
UK excluding London +2 41 £529 +12.61% 2
South East +14 16 £450 -10.00% 1
South West -10 11 £593 +69.29%
North of England +11 5 £509 +6.38% 1
Midlands +29 4 £450 +38.46%
North West 0 4 £509 -2.02%
West Midlands +26 3 £450 +38.46%
Scotland - 3 £170 -
East of England +14 2 £570 +42.50%
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 26 (25.49%) Data Modelling
2 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.59%) Finance
4 19 (18.63%) Analytics
5 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 16 (15.69%) Information Architecture
7 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
7 14 (13.73%) Degree
8 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (11.76%) PowerDesigner
9 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 12 (11.76%) Banking
9 12 (11.76%) Data Architecture
9 12 (11.76%) User Experience
10 11 (10.78%) Data Governance
10 11 (10.78%) Project Management
11 10 (9.80%) XML
11 10 (9.80%) Data Management
11 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
11 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (8.82%) Data Quality
12 9 (8.82%) Axure RP
12 9 (8.82%) Retail
12 9 (8.82%) Content Management
12 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
12 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
12 9 (8.82%) Scrum
13 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse

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 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.86%) CMS
3 4 (3.92%) Confluence
4 3 (2.94%) Drupal
5 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Sketch
2 5 (4.90%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.92%) Zeplin
4 3 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Shopify
1 1 (0.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Power Platform
3 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.96%) Office 365
5 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.98%) G Suite
5 1 (0.98%) Google Sheets
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Intranet
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) WebEx
4 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.98%) LAN
4 1 (0.98%) NAS
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.98%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (3.92%) Power BI
3 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.94%) QlikView
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.96%) BODI
4 2 (1.96%) DataStage
4 2 (1.96%) Essbase
4 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.96%) Informix
4 2 (1.96%) Ingres
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) PowerDesigner
2 9 (8.82%) Axure RP
3 6 (5.88%) ERwin
4 4 (3.92%) ER Studio
4 4 (3.92%) MagicDraw
5 3 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.98%) jMock
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) TestNG
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Banking
2 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.82%) Retail
4 6 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.90%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) German Language
6 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Law
7 2 (1.96%) Military
7 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.98%) Electronics
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Architect
2 24 (23.53%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 9 (8.82%) Data Modeller
5 8 (7.84%) Designer
5 8 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Information Architect
6 7 (6.86%) UX Designer
7 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Designer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior UX Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Content Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Intranet Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Intranet Project Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Security Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) XML
2 8 (7.84%) JSON
3 7 (6.86%) Apache Avro
3 7 (6.86%) FpML
4 6 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (5.88%) Web Services
5 5 (4.90%) RESTful
6 4 (3.92%) HTML
6 4 (3.92%) Swagger
7 2 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) Java EE
7 2 (1.96%) LDAP
7 2 (1.96%) Spring
8 1 (0.98%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.98%) JDBC
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) OLE
8 1 (0.98%) SAML
8 1 (0.98%) XHTML
8 1 (0.98%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) User Experience
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.92%) W3C
5 3 (2.94%) Blog
5 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.94%) Podcast
5 3 (2.94%) Social Media
6 2 (1.96%) FMCG
6 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
1 2 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Data Modelling
2 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.63%) Analytics
4 16 (15.69%) Information Architecture
5 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 11 (10.78%) Data Governance
7 11 (10.78%) Project Management
8 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.80%) Data Management
9 9 (8.82%) Content Management
9 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.82%) Scrum
10 8 (7.84%) Data Analytics
10 8 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (6.86%) Data Strategy
11 7 (6.86%) Regulatory Compliance
11 7 (6.86%) Wireframes
11 7 (6.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C
2 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.96%) PHP
3 2 (1.96%) R
4 1 (0.98%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) CISA
5 1 (0.98%) CISM
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.90%) Dublin Core
2 5 (4.90%) GDPR
2 5 (4.90%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.98%) COBIT
4 1 (0.98%) COSO
4 1 (0.98%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.98%) GAMP
4 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.98%) NIST
4 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.98%) PSD2
4 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.98%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.98%) NDS
2 1 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Tableau
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) SAP
3 5 (4.90%) Adobe
3 5 (4.90%) Google
4 4 (3.92%) IBM
4 4 (3.92%) Omniture
5 3 (2.94%) Informatica
6 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.96%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.96%) EMC
6 2 (1.96%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.96%) Hyland
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.96%) Netezza
6 2 (1.96%) OpenText
6 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.96%) Talend
6 2 (1.96%) Teradata