The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 135 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 9 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.043% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.061% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Average daily rate £320 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £384
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Architecture
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 £315 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 6 (28.57%) Back Office
2 6 (28.57%) Open Text
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Intranet
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 6 (28.57%) Drupal
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) Alfresco
2 6 (28.57%) User Experience Design
2 6 (28.57%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) Logistics
4 4 (19.05%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) Drupal
1 6 (28.57%) Alfresco
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (28.57%) Back Office
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Deployment Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Release Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Information Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Web Producer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Producer
6 1 (4.76%) Platform Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Producer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) User Experience Design
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (19.05%) Logistics
3 4 (19.05%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Information Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Open Text
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
1 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (19.05%) IBM