Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 786 743
Rank change year-on-year +36 -43 +13
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 83 97 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 67
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - -9.45%
10th Percentile £244 £343 £307
90th Percentile £669 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +10.12% +2.44% -13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 -
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 32054 35863 35952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.37% 33.17% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20921 23502 22461
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £254 £238
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 979 1198 1402
UK median hourly rate £21.40 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.27 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% +13.51% -7.50%

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 23 August 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 13 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 23 August 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 +23 77 £450 +5.88% 13
London +6 49 £475 +7.95% 6
UK excluding London +32 31 £463 +10.12% 7
Midlands +22 10 £425 -5.56%
North of England +55 7 £300 -27.27% 2
South East +24 7 £390 -25.00% 3
East Midlands -8 7 £425 +6.25%
North West +29 5 £383 -10.00%
South West +9 4 £535 +33.75%
West Midlands +38 3 £638 +41.67%
Scotland +34 3 £500 +42.86%
North East +59 1 £188 -55.36%
Yorkshire +25 1 £413 +3.13% 2

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 26 (31.33%) Finance
4 19 (22.89%) Data Management
4 19 (22.89%) Degree
5 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (20.48%) Data Analysis
6 17 (20.48%) Banking
6 17 (20.48%) Migration
6 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.07%) Java
7 15 (18.07%) Information Architecture
7 15 (18.07%) Data Quality
8 13 (15.66%) Data Migration
8 13 (15.66%) Marketing
8 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
8 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (15.66%) Analytics
9 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
9 12 (14.46%) Unix
9 12 (14.46%) Linux
9 12 (14.46%) Ontologies
9 12 (14.46%) Data Architecture
10 11 (13.25%) Ruby
10 11 (13.25%) Python
10 11 (13.25%) SQL
10 11 (13.25%) HTML
10 11 (13.25%) ETL
10 11 (13.25%) Workflow
11 10 (12.05%) ERP

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 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.61%) SAS
5 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.20%) FileNet
6 1 (1.20%) Marvel
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.41%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.20%) InVision
5 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Infor M3
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.61%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) G Suite
3 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.43%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.02%) OLAP
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.82%) Big Data
4 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.61%) Data Lake
5 3 (3.61%) OLTP
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (3.61%) Pentaho
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Axure RP
1 3 (3.61%) ERwin
2 2 (2.41%) MagicDraw
3 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.20%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Banking
3 13 (15.66%) Marketing
4 8 (9.64%) Retail
5 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.82%) Dutch Language
6 4 (4.82%) French Language
6 4 (4.82%) German Language
6 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.82%) Italian Language
6 4 (4.82%) Legal
6 4 (4.82%) Polish Language
6 4 (4.82%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.82%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.61%) Billing
7 3 (3.61%) Electronics
7 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.41%) Publishing
9 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Architect
2 21 (25.30%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Data Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Data Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Information Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Copywriter
9 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Digital Project Manager
10 3 (3.61%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 10 (12.05%) CSS
3 9 (10.84%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 4 (4.82%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.61%) Lucene
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Dropwizard
6 1 (1.20%) Framer.js
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%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.20%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) WCF
6 1 (1.20%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.05%) Data Structures
3 10 (12.05%) User Experience
4 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.61%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.41%) Equities
7 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.20%) EPoS
8 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
1 12 (14.46%) Unix
2 7 (8.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Data Modelling
2 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.89%) Data Management
4 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (20.48%) Data Analysis
4 17 (20.48%) Migration
5 15 (18.07%) Information Architecture
6 13 (15.66%) Analytics
6 13 (15.66%) Data Migration
7 12 (14.46%) Data Architecture
7 12 (14.46%) Ontologies
8 11 (13.25%) ETL
8 11 (13.25%) Workflow
9 10 (12.05%) ERP
10 9 (10.84%) Front End Development
10 9 (10.84%) SDLC
10 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.64%) Data Governance
11 8 (9.64%) Metadata Management
11 8 (9.64%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) Java
2 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.25%) Python
3 11 (13.25%) Ruby
3 11 (13.25%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) Go
4 7 (8.43%) Scala
5 4 (4.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) COBOL
6 1 (1.20%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.61%) ISO 20022
2 3 (3.61%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) GDPR
3 2 (2.41%) MiFID
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 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 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) SAP
3 4 (4.82%) Infor
3 4 (4.82%) Informatica
3 4 (4.82%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (4.82%) Splunk
4 3 (3.61%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.61%) Cognos
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Teradata
5 2 (2.41%) Adobe
5 2 (2.41%) Google
5 2 (2.41%) Lotus
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau
6 1 (1.20%) VMware