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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 455 437 403
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 149 138 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.35% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 98 116
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £25.28 £29.88 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% -25.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £21.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.32 £72.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.60% -21.87%

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
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -6 138 £425 +6.25% 45
London -16 53 £433 +8.12% 25
South East -5 29 £350 +47.36% 6
South West -18 20 £490 +3.15% 4
City of London +25 14 £450 - 4
Surrey +7 13 £500 +105.12% 2
North West 0 12 £563 +60.71% 4
East of England -19 11 £438 -27.08% 3
Bristol -19 9 £510 +7.36% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £350 -
West Midlands -1 6 £370 +7.24% 1
Hertfordshire -10 6 £325 -30.85% 1
Cheshire - 6 £600 - 1
Watford - 5 - - 1
Scotland -19 4 - -
Berkshire +9 3 - - 2
Hampshire -8 3 £475 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £550 -
Essex -5 2 £575 +74.24% 2
West Sussex - 2 £300 -
Reading - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £556 -
Yorkshire +4 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £263 -58.00%
Edinburgh -8 1 - -
Oxfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Gatwick - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
Southampton - 1 £700 -

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 77 (27.80%) HTML
2 68 (24.55%) CSS
3 67 (24.19%) Axure RP
4 45 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (15.88%) Photoshop
5 44 (15.88%) SharePoint
6 43 (15.52%) Management Information System
7 42 (15.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 38 (13.72%) Data Modelling
8 38 (13.72%) JavaScript
8 38 (13.72%) Usability Testing
9 37 (13.36%) Finance
10 35 (12.64%) Analytics
11 33 (11.91%) Adobe
12 30 (10.83%) E-Commerce
13 29 (10.47%) Degree
14 27 (9.75%) Mobile App
15 26 (9.39%) HTML5
15 26 (9.39%) MS Visio
16 25 (9.03%) OmniGraffle
17 24 (8.66%) Enterprise Architecture
18 23 (8.30%) Data Management
19 22 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
20 21 (7.58%) XML
21 20 (7.22%) MySQL
21 20 (7.22%) Information Management
21 20 (7.22%) Scrum
21 20 (7.22%) Apple iOS
21 20 (7.22%) CSS3

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 44 (15.88%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (6.14%) CMS
4 6 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.81%) Mule
5 5 (1.81%) Drupal
6 4 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.08%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.72%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
9 1 (0.36%) Documentum
9 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 44 (15.88%) Photoshop
2 42 (15.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (9.39%) MS Visio
4 25 (9.03%) OmniGraffle
5 15 (5.42%) Fireworks
5 15 (5.42%) MS Excel
6 8 (2.89%) MS Project
6 8 (2.89%) InDesign
7 4 (1.44%) MS Office
8 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.36%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.78%) Intranet
2 8 (2.89%) Internet
3 3 (1.08%) VoIP
4 2 (0.72%) HTTP
4 2 (0.72%) SAN
5 1 (0.36%) LDAP
5 1 (0.36%) SMS
5 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.22%) MySQL
2 11 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.97%) Big Data
3 8 (2.89%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.44%) IDOL
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.44%) SQLite
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.08%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.08%) Essbase
7 3 (1.08%) DB2
7 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (24.19%) Axure RP
2 17 (6.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (3.61%) Subversion
4 5 (1.81%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.44%) ERwin
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.08%) JIRA
6 3 (1.08%) Trac
7 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) Xcode
8 1 (0.36%) ProtoShare
8 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (13.36%) Finance
2 19 (6.86%) Retail
3 17 (6.14%) Marketing
4 16 (5.78%) Banking
5 11 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.25%) Publishing
7 8 (2.89%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.53%) Advertising
9 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.81%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.44%) Automotive
10 4 (1.44%) Interactive Media
11 3 (1.08%) French Language
11 3 (1.08%) Front Office
11 3 (1.08%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.72%) Local Government
13 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.36%) Games
13 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (29.60%) Architect
2 79 (28.52%) Designer
3 45 (16.25%) User Experience Designer
4 34 (12.27%) Developer
5 28 (10.11%) Consultant
6 25 (9.03%) Analyst
7 18 (6.50%) User Experience Architect
8 17 (6.14%) Data Architect
9 15 (5.42%) Information Architect
9 15 (5.42%) User Experience Consultant
10 13 (4.69%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.97%) Web Designer
11 11 (3.97%) Senior Designer
12 10 (3.61%) UI Designer
12 10 (3.61%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.25%) Enterprise Architect
14 7 (2.53%) SharePoint Consultant
14 7 (2.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.80%) HTML
2 68 (24.55%) CSS
3 26 (9.39%) HTML5
4 21 (7.58%) XML
5 20 (7.22%) CSS3
6 16 (5.78%) jQuery
7 14 (5.05%) .NET
7 14 (5.05%) XHTML
8 12 (4.33%) XSL
9 11 (3.97%) Ajax
10 10 (3.61%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.25%) Web Services
12 6 (2.17%) Flash
12 6 (2.17%) REST
13 5 (1.81%) Cocoa Touch
13 5 (1.81%) UIKit
13 5 (1.81%) XSLT
13 5 (1.81%) SOAP
13 5 (1.81%) JSON
13 5 (1.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 27 (9.75%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.05%) Taxonomies
4 11 (3.97%) Graphic Design
5 10 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.61%) Open Source
6 8 (2.89%) Social Media
6 8 (2.89%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.53%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.53%) CESG
8 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.81%) Replication
9 5 (1.81%) Statistics
9 5 (1.81%) Human Factors
10 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.44%) Copywriting
10 4 (1.44%) Psychology
10 4 (1.44%) RIA
11 3 (1.08%) NHS
11 3 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.22%) Apple iOS
2 19 (6.86%) Android
3 5 (1.81%) Linux
3 5 (1.81%) Windows
4 4 (1.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.72%) Usability Testing
2 38 (13.72%) Data Modelling
3 35 (12.64%) Analytics
4 30 (10.83%) E-Commerce
5 24 (8.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (8.30%) Data Management
7 22 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (7.22%) Scrum
8 20 (7.22%) Information Management
8 20 (7.22%) User Experience Design
9 19 (6.86%) Migration
10 17 (6.14%) TOGAF
10 17 (6.14%) Use Case
11 16 (5.78%) Content Management
11 16 (5.78%) Web Design
11 16 (5.78%) Project Management
12 15 (5.42%) Data Architecture
13 13 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.72%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.50%) SQL
3 9 (3.25%) PHP
4 8 (2.89%) Java
5 5 (1.81%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.44%) XAML
6 4 (1.44%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.44%) C++
6 4 (1.44%) C
7 3 (1.08%) Scala
7 3 (1.08%) XQuery
8 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.72%) C#
8 2 (0.72%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (10.47%) Degree
2 17 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PMP
4 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) WAI
4 1 (0.36%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) UAG
Vendors
1 33 (11.91%) Adobe
2 17 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.42%) Oracle
4 7 (2.53%) Casewise
5 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.44%) Infragistics
6 4 (1.44%) Meridio
7 3 (1.08%) ATG
7 3 (1.08%) Open Text
7 3 (1.08%) Sun
7 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.72%) iRise
8 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
8 2 (0.72%) Cognos
8 2 (0.72%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) BT
9 1 (0.36%) IBM
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