Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 766 779
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -50
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 99 120 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 69
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £281 £340 £305
90th Percentile £680 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -
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 34517 34600 37237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.73% 33.05% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22899 22678 23686
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.65% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1202 1461
UK median hourly rate £20.60 £20.38 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.10% +4.49% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 25 November 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 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 25 November 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 -16 95 £500 +11.11% 7
London -24 59 £500 +11.11% 6
UK excluding London +37 37 £450 - 1
North of England +46 15 £640 +6.67%
North West +26 15 £640 +2.40%
South East -10 10 £375 -21.05%
Midlands +19 4 £438 +2.94% 1
South West +5 4 £450 -
East Midlands 0 3 £438 +22.38%
East of England -6 3 £425 -
West Midlands +21 1 - - 1
Scotland +3 1 £160 -54.29%

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) Migration
3 32 (32.32%) Data Modelling
4 29 (29.29%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (26.26%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (25.25%) Management Information System
6 25 (25.25%) Information Architecture
7 23 (23.23%) SharePoint
8 20 (20.20%) Data Management
8 20 (20.20%) Data Quality
9 19 (19.19%) Data Governance
10 18 (18.18%) Data Analysis
10 18 (18.18%) Finance
10 18 (18.18%) Linux
10 18 (18.18%) Unix
11 17 (17.17%) Data Architecture
12 16 (16.16%) Ruby
12 16 (16.16%) Degree
12 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.15%) Data Migration
14 14 (14.14%) SQL
14 14 (14.14%) Java
14 14 (14.14%) Analytics
15 13 (13.13%) Python
16 12 (12.12%) HTML
16 12 (12.12%) Oracle
16 12 (12.12%) Mac OS
17 11 (11.11%) CSS
17 11 (11.11%) ETL

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 (23.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.07%) CMS
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) Marvel
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) SPSS
5 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.01%) InVision
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) IaaS
2 8 (8.08%) PaaS
3 4 (4.04%) G Suite
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Intranet
2 5 (5.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.05%) Big Data
4 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.01%) Endeca
7 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.01%) QlikView
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) ERwin
2 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.01%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Dutch Language
4 4 (4.04%) French Language
4 4 (4.04%) German Language
4 4 (4.04%) Italian Language
4 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 4 (4.04%) Polish Language
4 4 (4.04%) Private Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Publishing
4 4 (4.04%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Electronics
5 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Billing
6 2 (2.02%) Military
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (45.45%) Architect
2 20 (20.20%) Data Architect
3 16 (16.16%) Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Information Architect
4 15 (15.15%) Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Digital Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Presales Solution Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Data Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) HTML
2 11 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (5.05%) XML
4 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.03%) .NET
6 2 (2.02%) Kafka
6 2 (2.02%) REST
6 2 (2.02%) SOAP
7 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.01%) Aurelia
7 1 (1.01%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.01%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.01%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.01%) Framer.js
7 1 (1.01%) JAX-RS
7 1 (1.01%) LESS
7 1 (1.01%) React
7 1 (1.01%) Sass
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (25.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.05%) User Experience
5 4 (4.04%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.02%) Equities
6 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.01%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.01%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Linux
1 18 (18.18%) Unix
2 12 (12.12%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) Migration
3 32 (32.32%) Data Modelling
4 26 (26.26%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (25.25%) Information Architecture
6 20 (20.20%) Data Management
7 19 (19.19%) Data Governance
8 18 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 17 (17.17%) Data Architecture
10 15 (15.15%) Data Migration
11 14 (14.14%) Analytics
12 11 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
12 11 (11.11%) ETL
12 11 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (10.10%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (10.10%) Content Management
13 10 (10.10%) Data Security
13 10 (10.10%) Decision Tree
13 10 (10.10%) Validation
14 9 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) Ruby
2 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.14%) Java
3 14 (14.14%) SQL
4 13 (13.13%) Python
5 9 (9.09%) Scala
6 7 (7.07%) Go
7 5 (5.05%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.04%) GDPR
3 3 (3.03%) QA
4 2 (2.02%) MiFID
5 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.01%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.01%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Firmware
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) CFEngine
1 4 (4.04%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (4.04%) Nagios
1 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
1 4 (4.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) SAP
4 4 (4.04%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (4.04%) Splunk
5 3 (3.03%) Cognos
5 3 (3.03%) Tableau
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Infor
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow