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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 135 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.033% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.045% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£450 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -1.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £33.55 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-50.81% +17.71%
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
2766 2240 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.22% 73.11% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1187 891
Average daily rate £388 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 98 81
Average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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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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
Cheshire - 4 £450 - 1
Lancashire - 4 - -
Manchester -11 1 £500 +62.60% 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Information Management
4 5 (25.00%) Document Management
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) DRM
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.00%) Informatics
7 2 (10.00%) User Experience
7 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
7 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Governance Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Informatics
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Information Management
2 5 (25.00%) Document Management
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) DRM
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO