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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 144 163 126
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 12 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.089% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Median daily rate £388 £304 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.46% -47.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £227 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £381 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £460
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
2838 3377 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.16% 80.42% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 2043 1333
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 135 108
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +5 11 £350 +15.13%
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (48.48%) GIS
4 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (45.45%) TOGAF
5 14 (42.42%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (42.42%) PostGIS
5 14 (42.42%) ESRI
5 14 (42.42%) Spatial Data
6 6 (18.18%) ArchiMate
6 6 (18.18%) User Experience
6 6 (18.18%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) CESG
7 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (15.15%) CRM
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Wireframes
8 4 (12.12%) API Integration
8 4 (12.12%) SaaS
8 4 (12.12%) PaaS
8 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
9 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) SAP
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
9 3 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) PaaS
2 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) GIS
2 14 (42.42%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Architect
2 15 (45.45%) Data Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Designer
3 5 (15.15%) UX Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) GIS Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) GIS Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Designer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.03%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Web UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) PostGIS
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
2 5 (15.15%) CESG
3 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 14 (42.42%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (18.18%) ArchiMate
5 6 (18.18%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) CRM
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.15%) Wireframes
7 4 (12.12%) API Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
8 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Use Case
9 2 (6.06%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) ESRI
2 3 (9.09%) SAP