The table below looks at the statistics for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 470 433 536
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +103
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 170 216 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 128 69
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £35.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -53.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -50.81%

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Information Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -45 154 £450 +9.09% 36
London -28 70 £450 +5.88% 20
Scotland +4 27 £475 +46.15% 1
North West +8 24 £463 +2.77% 4
Edinburgh +20 21 £475 +46.15% 1
South East -19 20 £400 +7.38% 4
Manchester +16 18 £475 -5.00% 2
City of London +24 15 £413 -2.94% 2
South West -9 11 £315 -37.00% 2
West Midlands -17 10 £450 +10.76% 1
Yorkshire -7 9 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +12 8 £300 -47.82% 3
Hampshire +2 8 £375 -7.97% 1
Exeter +2 7 £315 -21.25%
Devon +2 7 £315 -21.25%
West Yorkshire -6 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Leeds -11 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire -2 6 £450 +20.00%
Leamington Spa - 6 £450 -
Cheshire -6 5 £450 - 1
Southampton - 5 £375 -
Glasgow +2 4 £338 -
Berkshire -19 4 £520 +112.24% 2
West Sussex - 4 - -
Watford - 4 £300 -
Gatwick - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £700 -
Wales +17 2 - -

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 199 (53.21%) User Experience
2 142 (37.97%) Wireframes
3 108 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (28.34%) HTML
5 99 (26.47%) CSS
6 88 (23.53%) Axure RP
7 82 (21.93%) JavaScript
8 80 (21.39%) Usability Testing
9 75 (20.05%) Project Management
10 70 (18.72%) Adobe
11 62 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 62 (16.58%) Prototyping
12 59 (15.78%) Finance
13 56 (14.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 54 (14.44%) Degree
15 52 (13.90%) Marketing
15 52 (13.90%) MS Visio
16 51 (13.64%) Product Management
17 46 (12.30%) TOGAF
18 45 (12.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 42 (11.23%) Web Development
19 42 (11.23%) Enterprise Architecture
20 39 (10.43%) Software Engineering
20 39 (10.43%) Data Modelling
20 39 (10.43%) Security Cleared
20 39 (10.43%) HTML5
21 37 (9.89%) RIA
21 37 (9.89%) Analytics
21 37 (9.89%) E-Commerce
22 36 (9.63%) Photoshop

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.34%) CMS
4 5 (1.34%) Drupal
5 3 (0.80%) Confluence
5 3 (0.80%) IIS
5 3 (0.80%) SAS
5 3 (0.80%) WordPress
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.53%) Apache
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Connections
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.27%) Marvel
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (14.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 52 (13.90%) MS Visio
3 36 (9.63%) Photoshop
4 27 (7.22%) OmniGraffle
5 26 (6.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (5.35%) MS Excel
7 11 (2.94%) MS Office
8 10 (2.67%) Fireworks
9 8 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (2.14%) MS Project
10 6 (1.60%) InDesign
10 6 (1.60%) InVision
11 5 (1.34%) UXPin
12 3 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.80%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.27%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 11 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.87%) Office 365
5 6 (1.60%) SaaS
6 5 (1.34%) PaaS
7 4 (1.07%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) HTTP
2 5 (1.34%) Network Security
3 3 (0.80%) DNS
3 3 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (5.88%) GIS
3 19 (5.08%) Spatial Data
4 10 (2.67%) MySQL
5 9 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.41%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.87%) Big Data
7 7 (1.87%) EDRMS
7 7 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.80%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.53%) QlikView
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (23.53%) Axure RP
2 45 (12.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (1.60%) JIRA
4 5 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.34%) Subversion
5 3 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.53%) ERwin
6 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.27%) Grunt
7 1 (0.27%) gulp
7 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.27%) Mocha
7 1 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.27%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 59 (15.78%) Finance
2 52 (13.90%) Marketing
3 14 (3.74%) Retail
4 13 (3.48%) Banking
4 13 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.60%) Legal
6 5 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.34%) Publishing
7 4 (1.07%) Games
7 4 (1.07%) Interactive Media
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Military
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) iGaming
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (43.58%) Architect
2 107 (28.61%) Designer
3 87 (23.26%) UX Designer
4 60 (16.04%) User Experience Architect
5 51 (13.64%) Data Architect
6 45 (12.03%) Analyst
7 31 (8.29%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.42%) Developer
8 24 (6.42%) Information Architect
9 21 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.35%) Consultant
11 19 (5.08%) Senior Architect
12 17 (4.55%) Senior User Experience Architect
13 16 (4.28%) Enterprise Architect
13 16 (4.28%) SharePoint Analyst
14 15 (4.01%) SharePoint Business Analyst
15 13 (3.48%) Senior Designer
15 13 (3.48%) UI Designer
16 12 (3.21%) Senior UX Designer
16 12 (3.21%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (28.34%) HTML
2 99 (26.47%) CSS
3 39 (10.43%) HTML5
4 29 (7.75%) CSS3
5 19 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.81%) jQuery
7 17 (4.55%) PostGIS
8 10 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (2.14%) Middleware
10 7 (1.87%) Ajax
10 7 (1.87%) XML
11 6 (1.60%) Web Services
12 5 (1.34%) LAMP
13 4 (1.07%) Node.js
14 3 (0.80%) Flash
14 3 (0.80%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (0.80%) XSL
15 2 (0.53%) .NET
15 2 (0.53%) Apache Flex
15 2 (0.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 199 (53.21%) User Experience
2 37 (9.89%) RIA
3 36 (9.63%) Psychology
4 28 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 27 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.35%) Mobile App
7 15 (4.01%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.94%) Taxonomies
9 9 (2.41%) Data Integration
10 8 (2.14%) W3C
11 7 (1.87%) CESG
12 5 (1.34%) Interactive TV
13 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.07%) NHS
14 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.80%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.21%) Android
2 10 (2.67%) Apple iOS
2 10 (2.67%) Linux
3 5 (1.34%) Unix
3 5 (1.34%) Windows
4 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (37.97%) Wireframes
2 108 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.39%) Usability Testing
4 75 (20.05%) Project Management
5 62 (16.58%) Prototyping
5 62 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (13.64%) Product Management
7 46 (12.30%) TOGAF
8 42 (11.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 42 (11.23%) Web Development
9 39 (10.43%) Data Modelling
9 39 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 37 (9.89%) Analytics
10 37 (9.89%) E-Commerce
11 36 (9.63%) Mentoring
12 35 (9.36%) Scrum
13 34 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (9.09%) Human Factors
13 34 (9.09%) Industrial Design
14 28 (7.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (21.93%) JavaScript
2 17 (4.55%) PHP
3 16 (4.28%) Java
4 10 (2.67%) SQL
5 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.53%) Python
5 2 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.27%) BrightScript
6 1 (0.27%) C#
6 1 (0.27%) Scala
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) VB
6 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (14.44%) Degree
2 39 (10.43%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.07%) MBA
5 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.53%) CITP
7 1 (0.27%) APMP
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 9 (2.41%) QA
2 6 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.07%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
5 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) RMADS
6 1 (0.27%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 70 (18.72%) Adobe
2 21 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.35%) Oracle
4 13 (3.48%) ESRI
5 11 (2.94%) Google
6 6 (1.60%) SAP
6 6 (1.60%) Tableau
6 6 (1.60%) Teradata
6 6 (1.60%) VMware
7 4 (1.07%) Embarcadero
8 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.80%) Citrix
8 3 (0.80%) ClickTale
8 3 (0.80%) Optimizely
8 3 (0.80%) Sun
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco
9 2 (0.53%) Facebook
9 2 (0.53%) HP
9 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.53%) Twitter
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