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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 472 446 346
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -100
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 147 155 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.39% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 96 158
Average daily rate £475 £431 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 £43.75 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +60.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £33.43 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.75 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.25

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 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
England -15 138 £475 +8.57% 47
London -19 86 £450 +5.88% 17
City of London +37 16 £431 +12.01% 3
South East 0 15 £550 +64.17% 6
West Yorkshire +6 11 £513 - 5
Yorkshire +1 11 £513 - 7
North West -20 11 £475 - 2
Leeds -8 9 £538 - 5
Hampshire +12 8 £550 +61.76%
Manchester -17 8 £488 -17.02% 1
South West -4 7 £425 +3.03% 4
Berkshire +3 4 £426 +42.00%
West Midlands - 4 £625 - 4
Gosport - 4 £550 -
Edinburgh - 4 £413 -
Scotland - 4 £413 -
Surrey -5 3 - - 2
Cheshire -7 3 £450 - 1
Staines - 3 - - 1
Feltham +4 2 £336 +43.08%
Wiltshire -1 2 £338 -51.78% 2
Warrington -12 2 £463 +2.77%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £550 -
Warwickshire - 2 £625 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 1 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 1 - -
Swindon -3 1 £450 -35.71% 1
Westminster -3 1 £450 -

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 197 (49.50%) User Experience
2 128 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (26.63%) HTML
4 86 (21.61%) CSS
5 76 (19.10%) Adobe
6 72 (18.09%) Analytics
7 67 (16.83%) JavaScript
8 64 (16.08%) Axure RP
9 63 (15.83%) TOGAF
10 61 (15.33%) Data Modelling
11 59 (14.82%) Management Information System
12 53 (13.32%) Marketing
12 53 (13.32%) Degree
13 51 (12.81%) Finance
13 51 (12.81%) Content Management
14 49 (12.31%) Project Management
14 49 (12.31%) SharePoint
15 48 (12.06%) Oracle
16 47 (11.81%) Photoshop
16 47 (11.81%) Security Cleared
17 46 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (11.06%) Usability Testing
19 43 (10.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 43 (10.80%) Data Management
20 40 (10.05%) E-Commerce
21 39 (9.80%) Software Engineering
22 38 (9.55%) SC Cleared
23 36 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
23 36 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
24 35 (8.79%) Scrum

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 49 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.79%) CMS
2 31 (7.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (4.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (4.77%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.76%) Confluence
5 6 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.51%) IIS
6 4 (1.01%) SAS
6 4 (1.01%) WordPress
7 3 (0.75%) Drupal
7 3 (0.75%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.50%) DNN
8 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.25%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.25%) Jadu
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 47 (11.81%) Photoshop
2 43 (10.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 33 (8.29%) MS Visio
4 25 (6.28%) OmniGraffle
5 21 (5.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (4.27%) MS Excel
7 13 (3.27%) MS Office
8 7 (1.76%) InfoPath
9 6 (1.51%) Acrobat
9 6 (1.51%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (1.51%) FrameMaker
9 6 (1.51%) RoboHelp
9 6 (1.51%) XMetaL
10 3 (0.75%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.50%) MS Project
12 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.26%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.03%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.01%) Office 365
4 7 (1.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (1.51%) SaaS
6 5 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.75%) Yammer
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.26%) Internet
2 6 (1.51%) DNS
3 3 (0.75%) Firewall
3 3 (0.75%) HTTP
3 3 (0.75%) Network Security
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (6.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 21 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (4.77%) Oracle Discoverer
4 19 (4.77%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (2.76%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.51%) GIS
7 9 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.76%) MySQL
8 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.51%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.50%) Big Data
11 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.25%) DB2
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.25%) ObjectStore
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (16.08%) Axure RP
2 26 (6.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 19 (4.77%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (3.77%) ERwin
5 10 (2.51%) JIRA
6 9 (2.26%) Subversion
7 6 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.26%) ProtoShare
9 4 (1.01%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (13.32%) Marketing
2 51 (12.81%) Finance
3 32 (8.04%) Banking
4 19 (4.77%) Military
4 19 (4.77%) Retail
5 13 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.26%) Legal
7 8 (2.01%) Publishing
8 7 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.51%) Back Office
10 4 (1.01%) Electronics
11 3 (0.75%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.50%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 159 (39.95%) Architect
2 122 (30.65%) Designer
3 111 (27.89%) UX Designer
4 52 (13.07%) Data Architect
5 44 (11.06%) User Experience Architect
6 31 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (7.29%) Analyst
8 26 (6.53%) Consultant
8 26 (6.53%) Developer
9 23 (5.78%) Business Analyst
9 23 (5.78%) Oracle Architect
10 19 (4.77%) Information Architect
10 19 (4.77%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.77%) Senior Designer
11 15 (3.77%) Senior UX Designer
12 14 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.02%) Web Designer
14 11 (2.76%) Enterprise Architect
14 11 (2.76%) Senior Architect
14 11 (2.76%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (26.63%) HTML
2 86 (21.61%) CSS
3 28 (7.04%) HTML5
4 27 (6.78%) jQuery
5 15 (3.77%) XML
6 14 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (3.52%) Web Services
7 13 (3.27%) REST
8 12 (3.02%) .NET
8 12 (3.02%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.51%) CSS3
9 10 (2.51%) Flash
10 9 (2.26%) Spring
11 6 (1.51%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.51%) LAMP
12 4 (1.01%) Middleware
13 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.75%) CGI
13 3 (0.75%) Gherkin
13 3 (0.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 197 (49.50%) User Experience
2 59 (14.82%) Management Information System
3 46 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.04%) Visualisation
5 24 (6.03%) Mobile App
6 22 (5.53%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.52%) Taxonomies
8 14 (3.52%) Data Integration
8 14 (3.52%) RIA
9 11 (2.76%) Psychology
10 10 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.76%) Copywriting
12 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.51%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.26%) Animation
14 4 (1.01%) Data Extraction
14 4 (1.01%) Digital Media
14 4 (1.01%) Graphic Design
14 4 (1.01%) Online Banking
14 4 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.76%) Android
2 8 (2.01%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.01%) Unix
3 7 (1.76%) Linux
4 3 (0.75%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.09%) Analytics
3 63 (15.83%) TOGAF
4 61 (15.33%) Data Modelling
5 51 (12.81%) Content Management
6 49 (12.31%) Project Management
7 44 (11.06%) Usability Testing
8 43 (10.80%) Data Management
9 40 (10.05%) E-Commerce
10 39 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 36 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (8.79%) Scrum
13 32 (8.04%) Migration
14 30 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (7.29%) Enterprise Architecture
15 29 (7.29%) Technical Architecture
16 27 (6.78%) Product Management
17 26 (6.53%) Data Architecture
17 26 (6.53%) Front End Development
17 26 (6.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.83%) JavaScript
2 25 (6.28%) Java
3 16 (4.02%) SQL
4 12 (3.02%) PHP
5 8 (2.01%) Python
6 7 (1.76%) C#
6 7 (1.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.26%) C++
8 3 (0.75%) Perl
8 3 (0.75%) Ruby
8 3 (0.75%) Scala
9 2 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.25%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (13.32%) Degree
2 47 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 38 (9.55%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.26%) APMP
6 2 (0.50%) MBA
6 2 (0.50%) PhD
6 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.02%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.51%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) COBIT
3 1 (0.25%) COREP
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 76 (19.10%) Adobe
2 48 (12.06%) Oracle
3 24 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.52%) Google
5 9 (2.26%) SAP
6 8 (2.01%) Siebel
7 7 (1.76%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.51%) ClickTale
9 5 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.26%) VMware
10 4 (1.01%) Cisco
10 4 (1.01%) Teradata
11 3 (0.75%) CA
11 3 (0.75%) HP
12 2 (0.50%) Brocade
12 2 (0.50%) F5
12 2 (0.50%) IBM
13 1 (0.25%) Facebook
13 1 (0.25%) hybris
13 1 (0.25%) Twitter
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