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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 137 134 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.62% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate £425 £413 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -4 2 £338 -51.78% 1
Gloucestershire +10 1 - - 1
Bristol -2 1 £475 +5.55%
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
5 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Animation
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) New Media
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) CMS Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Digital
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Technology
4 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Animation
3 2 (11.76%) New Media
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Information Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Heuristic Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) MOF
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.88%) RDF
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COREP
1 1 (5.88%) FINREP
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft