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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 127 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£308 £331 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% -30.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.52 £75.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.04 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.17% -28.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2112 1894 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.59% 70.94% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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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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
Manchester -5 2 £308 -7.16% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) NHS
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Microformats
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Microformats
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (20.00%) Ontologies
2 1 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft