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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 601 597
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4  
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 40 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.071% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 20
Median daily rate £463 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -3.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £425 £427
% change year-on-year +17.05% -0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.81

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 14408 16675 16347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 31.12% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9314 10891 9856
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 £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 564 695
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Taxonomies.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Taxonomies in the UK

Taxonomies
Top 26 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 28 March 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 +38 37 £450 +5.88% 4
London +30 19 £450 +5.88% 3
South East - 8 £588 -
South West +1 6 £525 +40.00%
Dorset - 5 £510 -
Bournemouth - 4 £510 -
Scotland +20 3 £500 -16.66%
Edinburgh +18 3 £500 -16.66%
Surrey - 3 £650 -
Yorkshire +17 2 £406 -14.47% 1
West Yorkshire +12 2 £406 -14.47% 1
Leeds +10 2 £406 -14.47% 1
Reading - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £625 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Cheshire +25 1 £450 +5.88%
North West +24 1 £450 +5.88%
Wiltshire -1 1 £550 +37.50%
City of London -8 1 £400 -
Corsham -11 1 £550 +37.50%
Northamptonshire - 1 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £438 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 £600 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £438 -
East Midlands - 1 £413 -

Taxonomies
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (31.03%) Migration
2 28 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 28 (24.14%) Information Architecture
3 25 (21.55%) Data Modelling
3 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.55%) Data Management
4 22 (18.97%) Finance
5 21 (18.10%) User Experience
6 20 (17.24%) Workflow
7 17 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (14.66%) CSS
8 16 (13.79%) Banking
8 16 (13.79%) Analytics
9 15 (12.93%) Office 365
10 14 (12.07%) Oracle
10 14 (12.07%) Hadoop
10 14 (12.07%) Master Data Management
11 13 (11.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (11.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (11.21%) Data Architecture
12 12 (10.34%) RESTful
12 12 (10.34%) Data Migration
12 12 (10.34%) Degree
12 12 (10.34%) XML
13 11 (9.48%) ITIL
13 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
13 11 (9.48%) SQL
13 11 (9.48%) Legal
13 11 (9.48%) jQuery

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 28 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (7.76%) CMS
5 5 (4.31%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.45%) SAS
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.72%) Documentum
8 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.17%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.72%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.86%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.86%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.86%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Office 365
2 8 (6.90%) Yammer
3 7 (6.03%) IaaS
3 7 (6.03%) PaaS
4 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.45%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.86%) BlueKai
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Intranet
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) SSL
2 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.07%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.03%) Data Lake
4 7 (6.03%) OLAP
5 5 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.31%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.31%) OLTP
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (4.31%) Pentaho
5 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.45%) HBase
6 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.59%) Big Data
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.86%) DB2
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.31%) ERwin
3 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.45%) MagicDraw
4 3 (2.59%) Ant
4 3 (2.59%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.59%) JUnit
4 3 (2.59%) Subversion
5 2 (1.72%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 16 (13.79%) Banking
3 11 (9.48%) Legal
4 9 (7.76%) Retail
5 6 (5.17%) Marketing
6 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.45%) Publishing
6 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.59%) Front Office
8 2 (1.72%) Advertising
8 2 (1.72%) Billing
8 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Games
9 1 (0.86%) Law
9 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Architect
2 22 (18.97%) Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Data Architect
4 15 (12.93%) SharePoint Developer
5 13 (11.21%) Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Designer
6 12 (10.34%) Information Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Senior Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Senior Information Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) UX Designer
10 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Principal Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.59%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Market Risk Business Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Security Architect
11 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.59%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (2.59%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) CSS
2 12 (10.34%) RESTful
2 12 (10.34%) XML
3 11 (9.48%) jQuery
4 10 (8.62%) HTML
5 9 (7.76%) SPServices
5 9 (7.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (6.90%) XSLT
7 7 (6.03%) XSD
8 5 (4.31%) Lucene
8 5 (4.31%) Web Services
9 4 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (3.45%) FIXML
9 4 (3.45%) FpML
9 4 (3.45%) REST
10 3 (2.59%) .NET
10 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.72%) Middleware
11 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.72%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) User Experience
2 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (9.48%) Reference Data
4 10 (8.62%) Data Structures
5 9 (7.76%) CMDB
6 8 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (6.90%) Virtual Team
7 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.03%) Market Risk
8 5 (4.31%) Derivative
9 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.59%) Equities
10 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.86%) FMCG
11 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Windows
3 4 (3.45%) Unix
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Migration
2 28 (24.14%) Information Architecture
3 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.55%) Data Management
3 25 (21.55%) Data Modelling
4 20 (17.24%) Workflow
5 16 (13.79%) Analytics
6 14 (12.07%) Master Data Management
7 13 (11.21%) Data Architecture
8 12 (10.34%) Data Migration
9 11 (9.48%) ITIL
10 10 (8.62%) Content Management
10 10 (8.62%) Project Management
10 10 (8.62%) TOGAF
10 10 (8.62%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.76%) Data Protection
11 9 (7.76%) Ontologies
11 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.76%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
1 11 (9.48%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.03%) Java
4 5 (4.31%) Ruby
5 4 (3.45%) C
5 4 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.59%) Korn
6 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) C#
7 2 (1.72%) Elixir
7 2 (1.72%) Erlang
7 2 (1.72%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.86%) COBOL
8 1 (0.86%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.86%) ES6
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) CFA
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Ansible
1 3 (2.59%) Nagios
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
1 3 (2.59%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.86%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) VMware
3 7 (6.03%) Adobe
3 7 (6.03%) Informatica
4 4 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.59%) Splunk
5 3 (2.59%) Teradata
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Infor
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.86%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.86%) Saba
7 1 (0.86%) Sybase
7 1 (0.86%) Talend
7 1 (0.86%) Workday