The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architect
Rank - 134 121
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 0 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate - £550 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £463 £423
% change year-on-year
+32.43% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.35
Information Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2788 3039 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.84% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1922 1504
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 172 159
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect across the South West region.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Information Architect in their job title 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 with Information Architect in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Usability Testing
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 3 (33.33%) COBIT
3 3 (33.33%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
5 1 (11.11%) COREP
5 1 (11.11%) FINREP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) RDF
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) MOF
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Information Architect in their job title 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 with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Taxonomies
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Usability Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) OWASP
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) MOF
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) RDF
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) COREP
2 1 (11.11%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Guidewire
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle