The table below looks at the statistics for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 98 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.64% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.83% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate £488 £588 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% +56.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
Information Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1501 1083 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.47% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 666 460
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -9 1 - -
Information Architecture
North West

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (80.00%) User Experience
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (45.00%) Data Management
4 9 (45.00%) Product Management
4 9 (45.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 9 (45.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Adobe
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) CMS
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) Marketing
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE 5
7 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Architect
2 11 (55.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience Architect
3 3 (15.00%) UX Designer
4 2 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead UX Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE 5
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) User Experience
2 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (45.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (10.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (45.00%) Data Management
3 9 (45.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (45.00%) Product Management
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Content Management
4 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) CA
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata