The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Taxonomies in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 126
Contract jobs citing Taxonomies 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £425 £427
% change year-on-year +17.05% -0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 605 661 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.22% 24.16% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 394 372
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 74
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -40.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Taxonomies
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Taxonomies
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Taxonomies in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Taxonomies in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Taxonomies.

1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes

Taxonomies
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft