The table below looks at the statistics for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 176 188 214
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 22 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- -45.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architecture across the City of London region.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture across the City of London region.

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Architecture.

1 26 (65.00%) User Experience
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) HTML
5 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.00%) Adobe
6 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 8 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 7 (17.50%) UX Design
7 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
8 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (15.00%) Analytics
8 6 (15.00%) Axure RP
9 5 (12.50%) Scala
9 5 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (12.50%) Content Management
9 5 (12.50%) Ruby
9 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) JIRA
9 5 (12.50%) InDesign
9 5 (12.50%) Information Security
9 5 (12.50%) Intranet
9 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.50%) CSS

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (12.50%) InDesign
3 3 (7.50%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Intranet
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) NAS
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) ObjectStore
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Axure RP
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) GCC
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Law
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.00%) Arabic Language
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Designer
2 14 (35.00%) UX Designer
3 11 (27.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior UX Designer
7 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (5.00%) User Experience Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.00%) UI Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (7.50%) Play Framework
4 3 (7.50%) JSON
4 3 (7.50%) RESTful
4 3 (7.50%) Sass
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) CGI
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) User Experience
2 9 (22.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (5.00%) NHS
6 2 (5.00%) W3C
6 2 (5.00%) BBC
6 2 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
6 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (2.50%) Informatics
7 1 (2.50%) RIA
7 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.50%) Animation
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.50%) UX Design
5 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security
6 5 (12.50%) Content Management
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) Time Management
8 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.50%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Ruby
2 5 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
2 3 (7.50%) Teradata
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau