Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 759 714 798
Rank change year-on-year -45 +84 -47
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 110 116 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 52
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £308
90th Percentile £738 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £545 £428
% change year-on-year -14.68% +27.49% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.93% - -
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 33,624 30,912 35,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.38% 32.71% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,499 20,177 22,775
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1,097 1,330
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.30% +18.69%

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 February 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 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 February 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 -20 105 £513 +7.89% 13
London -36 68 £525 +16.67% 3
UK excluding London -13 40 £465 -14.68% 10
North of England +35 14 £640 +6.67% 4
North West +12 14 £640 +6.67% 1
South East -26 9 £375 -24.24% 1
East of England - 6 £539 -
South West +13 5 £450 -7.69% 5
Midlands -3 3 £381 -4.09%
Scotland -19 3 £625 -
East Midlands -1 2 £381 -4.69%
West Midlands +7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.73%) Migration
3 33 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 27 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 24 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (20.91%) SharePoint
7 23 (20.91%) Information Architecture
8 22 (20.00%) Data Management
8 22 (20.00%) Analytics
9 21 (19.09%) Data Quality
10 20 (18.18%) Data Governance
11 17 (15.45%) Data Architecture
11 17 (15.45%) Oracle
12 16 (14.55%) Ontologies
13 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 15 (13.64%) Data Security
14 14 (12.73%) NoSQL
14 14 (12.73%) Relational Database
15 13 (11.82%) IT Strategy
15 13 (11.82%) Content Management
15 13 (11.82%) Unix
15 13 (11.82%) Linux
16 12 (10.91%) SQL
16 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
16 12 (10.91%) Data Migration
17 11 (10.00%) Degree
17 11 (10.00%) Ruby
17 11 (10.00%) PaaS
17 11 (10.00%) Finance

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 23 (20.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.27%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.64%) SAS
3 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.73%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) SPSS
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) IaaS
1 11 (10.00%) PaaS
2 7 (6.36%) Office 365
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.82%) Serverless
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Intranet
2 3 (2.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) NoSQL
1 14 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.18%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.27%) Big Data
4 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.91%) Endeca
7 1 (0.91%) HBase
7 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.91%) QlikView
7 1 (0.91%) Spark SQL
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) ERwin
2 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) Appium
4 1 (0.91%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.91%) Selenium
4 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Legal
3 8 (7.27%) Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 4 (3.64%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Law
6 3 (2.73%) Marketing
7 2 (1.82%) Advertising
7 2 (1.82%) Back Office
7 2 (1.82%) Billing
7 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.82%) Military
7 2 (1.82%) Publishing
7 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) Architect
2 21 (19.09%) Data Architect
3 15 (13.64%) Information Architect
4 12 (10.91%) Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Consultant
6 9 (8.18%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Administrator
7 8 (7.27%) Designer
8 7 (6.36%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Presales Solution Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Content Designer
10 5 (4.55%) Digital Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Data Architect
11 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) CSS
1 8 (7.27%) HTML
2 7 (6.36%) XML
3 4 (3.64%) Kafka
3 4 (3.64%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.73%) jQuery
4 3 (2.73%) RESTful
5 2 (1.82%) J2EE
5 2 (1.82%) REST
5 2 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) .NET
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.91%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.91%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.91%) WCF
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.55%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.55%) User Experience
5 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.73%) Equities
7 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.91%) Derivative
8 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.91%) FMCG
8 1 (0.91%) iPad
8 1 (0.91%) Life Science
8 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Linux
1 13 (11.82%) Unix
2 7 (6.36%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.73%) Migration
3 33 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 24 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (20.91%) Information Architecture
6 22 (20.00%) Analytics
6 22 (20.00%) Data Management
7 20 (18.18%) Data Governance
8 17 (15.45%) Data Architecture
9 16 (14.55%) Ontologies
10 15 (13.64%) Data Security
11 13 (11.82%) Content Management
11 13 (11.82%) IT Strategy
12 12 (10.91%) Data Analysis
12 12 (10.91%) Data Migration
13 11 (10.00%) Master Data Management
13 11 (10.00%) Presales
14 10 (9.09%) Visualisation
15 9 (8.18%) Data Strategy
15 9 (8.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.91%) SQL
2 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.00%) Ruby
3 9 (8.18%) Java
3 9 (8.18%) Python
4 5 (4.55%) PHP
5 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.82%) C#
6 2 (1.82%) Go
6 2 (1.82%) R
6 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.82%) XQuery
7 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.09%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.55%) GDPR
3 4 (3.64%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.91%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (4.55%) Nagios
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
1 5 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (2.73%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Splunk
4 4 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.73%) Tableau
6 2 (1.82%) Google
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.91%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.91%) Teradata