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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 115 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.66% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
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£475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.38%
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
2274 1963 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.76% 72.78% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1000 942
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 97 83
Average hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 29 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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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 -3 8 £575 +53.33% 1
Cheshire +4 5 £450 - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (31.25%) ITIL
1 10 (31.25%) ITSM
2 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
2 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.75%) Information Management
5 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.63%) QA
6 4 (12.50%) Local Government
6 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Data Management
6 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Legal
7 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) NHS
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.38%) UML
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) Informatics
7 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (6.25%) User Experience
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.25%) Data Governance

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.13%) Xcode
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Local Government
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Governance Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Governance Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Cocoa
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (3.13%) UIKit
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) NHS
1 3 (9.38%) Informatics
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
1 10 (31.25%) ITSM
2 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
2 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.75%) Information Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) TIBCO