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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 78 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.09% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.38%
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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
1014 824 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.91% 73.51% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 432 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Information Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Information Management
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Flash
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Research Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (8.33%) UIKit
2 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
1 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft