The first table below looks at the demand for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 62 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 1.27% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.63% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £384
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 492 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.49% 77.85% 69.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 258 320
Average daily rate £413 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 59
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Architecture
East of England

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Watford -10 4 - -
Stevenage - - - -
Information Architecture
East of England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
1 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 8 (61.54%) Axure RP
2 8 (61.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (61.54%) Photoshop
3 7 (53.85%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (53.85%) Usability Testing
4 6 (46.15%) B2B
4 6 (46.15%) B2C
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
4 6 (46.15%) Competitor Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Content Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
5 4 (30.77%) UML
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (23.08%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (61.54%) Photoshop
2 7 (53.85%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience Designer
1 9 (69.23%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) UI Designer
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior User Experience Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Usability Testing
3 6 (46.15%) B2B
3 6 (46.15%) B2C
3 6 (46.15%) Competitor Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Content Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) User Experience Design
7 1 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Insight
7 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe