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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 85 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 4 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.42% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.57% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Average daily rate
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£308 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.12% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £357 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £517 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.52 £17.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.76 £43.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-66.33% +9.61%
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
1000 872 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.07% 73.65% 67.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 451 488
Average daily rate £350 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 51
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (20.00%) UIKit
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Governance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (20.00%) UIKit
1 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft