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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 591 591
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 32 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.099% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 30
Median daily rate £450 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £577 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £423 £408
% change year-on-year -2.36% +3.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Taxonomies is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Taxonomies
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Taxonomies as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 21 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 32 £450 - 5
London +10 20 £475 -5.00% 4
City of London -4 4 £550 +25.00%
East Midlands -4 4 £413 +11.86%
South East +30 3 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands +24 3 £638 +41.66%
Warwickshire +7 3 £638 +41.66%
Northamptonshire - 3 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +81 1 £188 -55.35%
Tyne and Wear +79 1 £188 -55.35%
North East +68 1 £188 -55.35%
Surrey 0 1 £725 +45.00%
Cheshire - 1 £175 -
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -
Knutsford - 1 £175 -
Derby - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £413 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 £175 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 23 (30.26%) Data Modelling
2 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 22 (28.95%) Migration
3 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) Banking
4 18 (23.68%) Workflow
4 18 (23.68%) Data Management
5 17 (22.37%) Information Architecture
6 16 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 15 (19.74%) Degree
8 14 (18.42%) Office 365
9 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (17.11%) CSS
10 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (15.79%) RESTful
10 12 (15.79%) Data Architecture
11 11 (14.47%) jQuery
11 11 (14.47%) Oracle
11 11 (14.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (13.16%) SQL
12 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
12 10 (13.16%) Data Migration
12 10 (13.16%) Hadoop
12 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
12 10 (13.16%) Data Quality
12 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (11.84%) Ontologies
13 9 (11.84%) XML
13 9 (11.84%) UML

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 16 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.89%) CMS
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.26%) SAS
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.95%) Infor M3
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) G Suite
3 3 (3.95%) GitHub
4 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) BlueKai
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Intranet
2 5 (6.58%) HTTP
3 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 3 (3.95%) SSL
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.21%) OLAP
4 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.58%) Data Lake
4 5 (6.58%) OLTP
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (6.58%) Pentaho
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.95%) Big Data
7 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.32%) MySQL
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Axure RP
1 4 (5.26%) ERwin
1 4 (5.26%) MagicDraw
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.32%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Marketing
3 8 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Dutch Language
5 3 (3.95%) French Language
5 3 (3.95%) German Language
5 3 (3.95%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.95%) Polish Language
5 3 (3.95%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Billing
6 2 (2.63%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Architect
2 15 (19.74%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Data Architect
4 12 (15.79%) Developer
5 11 (14.47%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Copywriter
8 4 (5.26%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) HR Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) OBIEE Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Payments Architect
10 2 (2.63%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) CSS
2 12 (15.79%) RESTful
3 11 (14.47%) jQuery
4 9 (11.84%) SPServices
4 9 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (11.84%) XML
5 5 (6.58%) .NET
5 5 (6.58%) Lucene
6 4 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.63%) REST
8 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.32%) JSON
8 1 (1.32%) Middleware
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.32%) Web Services
8 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.32%) XSD
8 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Data Structures
2 9 (11.84%) User Experience
2 9 (11.84%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.58%) Reference Data
5 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) CMDB
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.32%) Derivative
8 1 (1.32%) EPoS
8 1 (1.32%) FMCG
8 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
1 6 (7.89%) Unix
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Data Modelling
2 22 (28.95%) Migration
3 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) Data Management
4 18 (23.68%) Workflow
5 17 (22.37%) Information Architecture
6 12 (15.79%) Data Architecture
6 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.16%) Data Analysis
7 10 (13.16%) Data Migration
8 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.84%) ERP
8 9 (11.84%) Metadata Management
8 9 (11.84%) Ontologies
8 9 (11.84%) SDLC
8 9 (11.84%) UML
8 9 (11.84%) Workflow Development
9 8 (10.53%) Analytics
9 8 (10.53%) ETL
10 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Java
2 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.89%) Python
3 5 (6.58%) Ruby
4 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.95%) Korn
4 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.63%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) PHP
5 2 (2.63%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.32%) COBOL
6 1 (1.32%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.95%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Nagios
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.63%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Informatica
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Splunk
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe
5 3 (3.95%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.95%) Infor
5 3 (3.95%) Teradata
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) Google
6 2 (2.63%) Lotus
6 2 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.32%) Saba
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau
7 1 (1.32%) Workday