The table below looks at the statistics for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 141 159 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 12 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.11% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.14% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 13
Median daily rate £513 £304 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.58% -44.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £227 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £381 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £17.00
Information Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2903 3672 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.97% 81.96% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 2298 1388
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 142 113
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Information Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 7 £438 +43.91% 1
Lancashire - 2 £531 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) GIS
3 16 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (41.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (41.67%) Spatial Data
5 14 (38.89%) PostGIS
5 14 (38.89%) ESRI
5 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
6 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) User Experience
6 8 (22.22%) Wireframes
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.11%) UML
8 4 (11.11%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) Content Management
8 4 (11.11%) CESG
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (11.11%) ArchiMate
9 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
9 3 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (8.33%) API Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Taxonomies
9 3 (8.33%) Marketing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) PaaS
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) GIS
2 15 (41.67%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Architect
2 15 (41.67%) Data Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Designer
3 5 (13.89%) UX Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Content Strategist
4 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Strategist
6 1 (2.78%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) GIS Architect
6 1 (2.78%) GIS Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) HTML CSS Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (2.78%) UI Designer
6 1 (2.78%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) PostGIS
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) CESG
3 3 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 3 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (41.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (38.89%) TOGAF
5 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 8 (22.22%) Wireframes
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) ArchiMate
7 4 (11.11%) Content Management
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) API Integration
8 3 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
8 3 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) ESRI
2 3 (8.33%) SAP