The table below looks at the statistics for Information Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 118 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 22 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
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£600 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £12.90
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +148.06%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2402 2487 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.45% 77.07% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1539 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Architecture
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 Architecture across the South West region.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture across the South West region.

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Devon +5 11 - - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £600 - 1
Dorset - 2 £530 -
Somerset +8 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) HTML5
2 16 (44.44%) CSS3
3 15 (41.67%) User Experience
4 13 (36.11%) Web Design
5 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (30.56%) Web Development
6 11 (30.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (30.56%) Fireworks
7 10 (27.78%) Usability Testing
8 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (22.22%) Reference Data
9 8 (22.22%) Data Architecture
9 8 (22.22%) Information Management
10 7 (19.44%) Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Retail
10 7 (19.44%) Retail Banking
11 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.89%) Android
12 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
12 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
12 5 (13.89%) Ajax
12 5 (13.89%) Degree
12 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.78%) WordPress
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 11 (30.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (30.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.56%) Summit
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.78%) ERwin
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 7 (19.44%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
2 12 (33.33%) Designer
3 9 (25.00%) Web Designer
3 9 (25.00%) Consultant
4 8 (22.22%) Data Architect
4 8 (22.22%) Information Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) User Experience Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.56%) UI Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 16 (44.44%) HTML5
2 16 (44.44%) CSS3
3 5 (13.89%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) CAML
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) User Experience
2 8 (22.22%) Reference Data
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Social Media
6 1 (2.78%) GIS
6 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Android
1 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Web Design
3 11 (30.56%) Web Development
4 10 (27.78%) Usability Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 8 (22.22%) Information Management
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.11%) UML
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) MOF
9 3 (8.33%) RDF
9 3 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Data Management
10 2 (5.56%) Analytics
10 2 (5.56%) Metadata Management
10 2 (5.56%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) X++
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) COREP
1 3 (8.33%) FINREP
2 2 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Teradata
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) ESRI
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) Google
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