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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 116 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 18 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.24% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 16
Average daily rate
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£525 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £357 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £517 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.52 £70.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.11% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £70.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-75.71% +75.00%
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
2330 2120 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.99% 71.94% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1072 1182
Average daily rate £375 £333 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 111
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 12 £600 -
Manchester -9 5 £308 -20.12%
Cumbria - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 2
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) ITSM
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Local Government
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) NHS
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (5.26%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) Social Media
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) Xcode
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Governance Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Governance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (5.26%) UIKit
1 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) ITSM
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore