The table below looks at the statistics for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 420 319 377
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +58
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 164 252 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.70% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 164 100
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.55% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architecture within the UK.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture within the UK.

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -82 161 £425 -2.85% 51
London -36 103 £425 -4.49% 28
South East -26 25 £335 -27.95% 9
City of London +4 19 £385 -18.51% 9
North West -11 13 £475 +26.66% 3
South West -15 12 £413 +15.38%
Berkshire +4 10 £338 -56.45% 4
Manchester -4 8 £575 +53.33% 1
East of England -11 6 £600 +20.00% 4
West Sussex -15 6 £250 -40.82%
Essex +9 5 £600 -4.00% 2
Cheshire +6 5 £450 - 2
Crawley 0 5 - -
Surrey -11 4 £335 -21.17% 1
Brentwood - 4 - - 2
Warrington - 3 £450 - 2
Wiltshire -6 2 £700 +60.91%
Swindon -9 2 £700 +60.91%
Brighton -16 2 - -
East Sussex -18 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 £288 -
Wales - 2 £288 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Watford +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 1 - - 4
North East -13 1 - -
Hampshire -28 1 £340 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 177 (44.92%) User Experience
2 122 (30.96%) HTML
3 112 (28.43%) CSS
4 94 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (21.32%) Axure RP
6 77 (19.54%) Finance
7 75 (19.04%) JavaScript
8 66 (16.75%) Photoshop
9 65 (16.50%) Degree
10 56 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (13.96%) Adobe Illustrator
12 50 (12.69%) Microsoft
13 49 (12.44%) Management Information System
13 49 (12.44%) Data Architecture
13 49 (12.44%) Analytics
14 48 (12.18%) E-Commerce
15 46 (11.68%) SharePoint
16 45 (11.42%) HTML5
17 44 (11.17%) Data Modelling
18 43 (10.91%) OmniGraffle
19 40 (10.15%) Usability Testing
20 39 (9.90%) Adobe
21 38 (9.64%) Banking
21 38 (9.64%) CSS3
22 37 (9.39%) .NET
23 34 (8.63%) Migration
23 34 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (8.38%) jQuery
24 33 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
24 33 (8.38%) Oracle

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (11.68%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (4.31%) CMS
4 11 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (2.54%) SAS
6 8 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.76%) Drupal
10 2 (0.51%) Lync
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
10 2 (0.51%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.51%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.25%) Apache
11 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.25%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 66 (16.75%) Photoshop
2 55 (13.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (10.91%) OmniGraffle
4 33 (8.38%) MS Visio
5 24 (6.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (4.31%) Fireworks
7 16 (4.06%) MS Excel
8 11 (2.79%) InfoPath
9 6 (1.52%) InDesign
9 6 (1.52%) MS Office
10 4 (1.02%) MS Project
11 3 (0.76%) SPSS
12 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (4.06%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.78%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.51%) JDE World
4 2 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.51%) Demantra
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) Office 365
2 4 (1.02%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.31%) Intranet
2 5 (1.27%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.03%) Big Data
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (2.03%) SQLBase
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (1.52%) QlikView
5 6 (1.52%) Spotfire
5 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.27%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.76%) MySQL
8 3 (0.76%) DB2
8 3 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 84 (21.32%) Axure RP
2 18 (4.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 12 (3.05%) Dreamweaver
4 10 (2.54%) ERwin
5 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.76%) Subversion
7 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) Xcode
8 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (19.54%) Finance
2 38 (9.64%) Banking
3 29 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.35%) Marketing
5 18 (4.57%) Interactive Media
6 15 (3.81%) Retail
7 12 (3.05%) Publishing
8 9 (2.28%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.52%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.27%) Legal
11 4 (1.02%) Local Government
11 4 (1.02%) Back Office
12 3 (0.76%) Games
13 2 (0.51%) French Language
13 2 (0.51%) Automotive
13 2 (0.51%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 154 (39.09%) Architect
2 108 (27.41%) Designer
3 74 (18.78%) UX Designer
4 46 (11.68%) Consultant
5 41 (10.41%) Data Architect
6 39 (9.90%) User Experience Architect
7 34 (8.63%) Information Architect
8 30 (7.61%) Developer
9 25 (6.35%) UI Designer
10 22 (5.58%) Analyst
11 21 (5.33%) User Experience Consultant
12 18 (4.57%) Web Designer
13 17 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (4.31%) Senior Architect
14 15 (3.81%) Enterprise Architect
15 13 (3.30%) Technical Architect
16 12 (3.05%) SharePoint Consultant
17 10 (2.54%) Business Analyst
17 10 (2.54%) Product Manager
18 9 (2.28%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (30.96%) HTML
2 112 (28.43%) CSS
3 45 (11.42%) HTML5
4 38 (9.64%) CSS3
5 37 (9.39%) .NET
6 33 (8.38%) jQuery
7 17 (4.31%) Web Services
7 17 (4.31%) JSON
8 15 (3.81%) XSL
8 15 (3.81%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.81%) Ajax
9 13 (3.30%) XML
10 12 (3.05%) DHTML
11 11 (2.79%) XHTML
11 11 (2.79%) REST
12 10 (2.54%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.03%) XSLT
13 8 (2.03%) SOAP
14 6 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (1.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 177 (44.92%) User Experience
2 49 (12.44%) Management Information System
3 34 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.12%) Graphic Design
5 22 (5.58%) Human Factors
6 19 (4.82%) Taxonomies
7 18 (4.57%) Computer Science
8 17 (4.31%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.30%) Data Structures
10 12 (3.05%) RIA
10 12 (3.05%) Reference Data
10 12 (3.05%) NHS
11 8 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.52%) Open Source
12 6 (1.52%) Social Media
13 4 (1.02%) Learning Management System
13 4 (1.02%) Psychology
13 4 (1.02%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.02%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 15 (3.81%) Android
3 10 (2.54%) UNIX
4 3 (0.76%) Windows
4 3 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (12.44%) Data Architecture
3 49 (12.44%) Analytics
4 48 (12.18%) E-Commerce
5 44 (11.17%) Data Modelling
6 40 (10.15%) Usability Testing
7 34 (8.63%) Migration
8 33 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 32 (8.12%) Project Management
10 30 (7.61%) Content Management
11 26 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (6.35%) Data Management
12 25 (6.35%) Web Development
13 24 (6.09%) Information Management
14 23 (5.84%) Software Engineering
14 23 (5.84%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (5.08%) UX Design
16 19 (4.82%) UML
16 19 (4.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.04%) JavaScript
2 20 (5.08%) SQL
3 12 (3.05%) C#
4 8 (2.03%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.03%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.52%) Java
6 5 (1.27%) PHP
7 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.76%) C
9 2 (0.51%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.51%) X++
9 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.51%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) Perl
10 1 (0.25%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.25%) PHP5
10 1 (0.25%) Scala
10 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (16.50%) Degree
2 27 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.52%) ISEB
4 6 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.52%) PMP
4 6 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.25%) CITP
5 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.28%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.25%) HDFS
1 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Oozie
1 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.25%) Ambari
Vendors
1 50 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.90%) Adobe
3 33 (8.38%) Oracle
4 18 (4.57%) Google
5 15 (3.81%) SAP
6 12 (3.05%) Sybase
7 10 (2.54%) Cognos
8 7 (1.78%) Siebel
9 6 (1.52%) Palantir
9 6 (1.52%) Informatica
10 5 (1.27%) Teradata
11 4 (1.02%) Netezza
12 3 (0.76%) Splunk
13 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.51%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.25%) Ariba
14 1 (0.25%) HP
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