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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 130 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 14 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.48% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.68% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
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£430 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2262 1757 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.25% 70.90% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1136 1101
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 94 102
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Wiltshire -9 4 £600 +37.93%
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
2 15 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) User Experience
3 13 (39.39%) CSS3
3 13 (39.39%) HTML5
4 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) Fireworks
4 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 8 (24.24%) Usability Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Retail Banking
5 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 7 (21.21%) Data Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.21%) Banking
5 7 (21.21%) Retail
6 6 (18.18%) Web Design
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) Reference Data
6 6 (18.18%) Axure RP
6 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (15.15%) Android
7 5 (15.15%) Information Management
7 5 (15.15%) Ajax
7 5 (15.15%) UML
7 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.03%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 8 (24.24%) Fireworks
2 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Information Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Designer
4 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Data Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Designer
6 3 (9.09%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) UX Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) HTML5
3 13 (39.39%) CSS3
4 5 (15.15%) Ajax
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Reference Data
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Usability Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.21%) Data Architecture
3 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Web Design
5 5 (15.15%) UML
5 5 (15.15%) Information Management
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Content Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Data Management
8 2 (6.06%) OOP
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) X++
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ISEB
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) WCAG
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Cognos
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) ESRI
3 1 (3.03%) BT
3 1 (3.03%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) Casewise