The first table below looks at the demand for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 134 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.082% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £425 -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (35.29%) SNOMED CT
4 6 (35.29%) Information Management
4 6 (35.29%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (35.29%) Microformats
4 6 (35.29%) Taxonomies
4 6 (35.29%) Ontologies
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Informatics
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) Adobe
5 5 (29.41%) PHP
6 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience Design
6 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) RSpec
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) RSpec
3 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Information Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Web Designer
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) Microformats
5 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) Flash
8 1 (5.88%) Sass
8 1 (5.88%) LESS
8 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
1 6 (35.29%) Taxonomies
1 6 (35.29%) Ontologies
1 6 (35.29%) Informatics
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) NHS
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
4 2 (11.76%) iPhone
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.88%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (35.29%) Information Management
1 6 (35.29%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (23.53%) OOP
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience Design
2 4 (23.53%) BDD
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SNOMED CT
2 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
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