I am curious about the opening statement:
Compared to last year’s results, there hasn’t been much movement in the distribution of tags.
This raises many questions, including
How are you measuring the distribution?
What exactly do you mean by "movement"?
How much movement would be significant or of interest?
Why should we care--what does the tag distribution say about our
We should be cautious about drawing any inferences from these data. After all, one obvious reason the
qgis tag has become more popular is that the official QGIS website now lists us as their main help resource. (A year and half ago it did not.) Thus we cannot draw any (supported) conclusions about the relative popularity or usage or tendency to create problems of this software, nor can we really draw any conclusions about possible changes in our active user community.