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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 430 468 417
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 185 118 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 105
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £376
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £25.28 £70.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.89% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £28.15 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.32 £74.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £70.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-75.71% +75.00%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +42 164 £418 +11.33% 52
London +17 64 £425 +6.25% 28
South East +17 30 £350 +112.12% 4
South West -28 21 £400 -15.78% 4
North West +5 17 £550 +42.85% 2
East of England -13 16 £400 -33.33% 5
City of London +30 15 £450 +19.60% 7
Surrey +6 12 £470 +92.82%
Cheshire - 11 £600 - 1
Bristol -9 9 £510 +7.36% 1
Wales - 9 £388 - 2
Hertfordshire -18 8 £363 -22.87% 3
West Midlands -11 7 £370 -1.33% 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £350 -
South Wales - 6 £413 - 2
Watford - 6 - - 1
Manchester -10 5 £308 -20.12%
Berkshire +8 4 £410 +17.14% 2
Scotland -11 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £250 -
East Midlands +1 3 £575 +59.72%
Essex -4 3 £575 +74.24% 1
Reading - 3 £410 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £385 -3.75% 6
Hampshire -10 2 £575 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £475 - 2
Brentwood - 2 £600 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 - - 4
Leeds -1 1 - - 4

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 122 (42.51%) User Experience
2 92 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.53%) HTML
4 69 (24.04%) CSS
5 68 (23.69%) Axure RP
6 46 (16.03%) SharePoint
7 45 (15.68%) Photoshop
8 44 (15.33%) Management Information System
9 43 (14.98%) JavaScript
9 43 (14.98%) Adobe Illustrator
10 38 (13.24%) Data Modelling
11 36 (12.54%) Finance
11 36 (12.54%) Usability Testing
12 35 (12.20%) Analytics
13 31 (10.80%) Degree
14 30 (10.45%) HTML5
15 29 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (10.10%) .NET
16 28 (9.76%) E-Commerce
17 27 (9.41%) XML
17 27 (9.41%) Enterprise Architecture
17 27 (9.41%) OmniGraffle
18 26 (9.06%) MS Visio
19 25 (8.71%) Microsoft
20 24 (8.36%) Adobe
20 24 (8.36%) jQuery
21 23 (8.01%) Mobile App
21 23 (8.01%) CSS3
21 23 (8.01%) Migration
22 22 (7.67%) Data Management

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (6.27%) CMS
4 7 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.74%) Mule
5 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.70%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.70%) SAS
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Documentum
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (15.68%) Photoshop
2 43 (14.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (9.41%) OmniGraffle
4 26 (9.06%) MS Visio
5 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
6 14 (4.88%) Fireworks
7 6 (2.09%) MS Project
8 4 (1.39%) InDesign
8 4 (1.39%) MS Office
9 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
9 3 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) JDE World
2 1 (0.35%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.74%) Office 365
2 4 (1.39%) SaaS
3 3 (1.05%) IaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.18%) Intranet
2 8 (2.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.05%) VoIP
4 2 (0.70%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.67%) MySQL
1 22 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.83%) Big Data
2 11 (3.83%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.09%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.39%) SQLite
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.05%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.05%) DB2
9 3 (1.05%) Essbase
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.70%) QlikView
10 2 (0.70%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 68 (23.69%) Axure RP
2 21 (7.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (3.48%) Subversion
4 6 (2.09%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.70%) Trac
7 2 (0.70%) JIRA
7 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.70%) ERwin
8 1 (0.35%) Xcode
8 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (12.54%) Finance
2 20 (6.97%) Banking
3 19 (6.62%) Marketing
4 17 (5.92%) Retail
5 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.44%) Advertising
6 7 (2.44%) Publishing
7 6 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.74%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.39%) French Language
9 4 (1.39%) Local Government
9 4 (1.39%) Automotive
10 3 (1.05%) Front Office
10 3 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.05%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 93 (32.40%) Architect
2 75 (26.13%) Designer
3 41 (14.29%) Developer
4 40 (13.94%) User Experience Designer
5 33 (11.50%) Consultant
6 24 (8.36%) Analyst
7 19 (6.62%) User Experience Consultant
8 17 (5.92%) Information Architect
8 17 (5.92%) User Experience Architect
9 16 (5.57%) Technical Architect
9 16 (5.57%) Data Architect
10 15 (5.23%) Web Designer
11 14 (4.88%) Business Analyst
12 13 (4.53%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.53%) Enterprise Architect
13 12 (4.18%) Senior Designer
14 11 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.79%) Senior User Experience Designer
15 8 (2.79%) SharePoint Consultant
16 7 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.53%) HTML
2 69 (24.04%) CSS
3 30 (10.45%) HTML5
4 29 (10.10%) .NET
5 27 (9.41%) XML
6 24 (8.36%) jQuery
7 23 (8.01%) CSS3
8 15 (5.23%) XHTML
9 14 (4.88%) REST
9 14 (4.88%) Ajax
9 14 (4.88%) Web Services
9 14 (4.88%) XSL
10 12 (4.18%) JSON
10 12 (4.18%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.18%) SOAP
11 9 (3.14%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.74%) Middleware
12 5 (1.74%) XSLT
12 5 (1.74%) Flash
12 5 (1.74%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 122 (42.51%) User Experience
2 44 (15.33%) Management Information System
3 23 (8.01%) Mobile App
4 17 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.53%) Taxonomies
5 13 (4.53%) Visualisation
6 12 (4.18%) Open Source
7 9 (3.14%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.79%) Social Media
8 8 (2.79%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.44%) CESG
10 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.09%) NHS
11 5 (1.74%) Replication
11 5 (1.74%) Statistics
11 5 (1.74%) RIA
12 4 (1.39%) Human Factors
12 4 (1.39%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.70%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.57%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.83%) Android
3 7 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (0.70%) UNIX
4 2 (0.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.24%) Data Modelling
3 36 (12.54%) Usability Testing
4 35 (12.20%) Analytics
5 29 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 27 (9.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (8.01%) Migration
9 22 (7.67%) Data Management
10 20 (6.97%) Information Management
11 19 (6.62%) TOGAF
12 18 (6.27%) Web Design
13 17 (5.92%) Project Management
13 17 (5.92%) Content Management
13 17 (5.92%) Web Usability
14 16 (5.57%) User Experience Design
15 15 (5.23%) UML
15 15 (5.23%) Document Management
15 15 (5.23%) Web Development
15 15 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.98%) JavaScript
2 21 (7.32%) SQL
3 11 (3.83%) Java
4 10 (3.48%) PHP
5 7 (2.44%) C#
6 5 (1.74%) C++
6 5 (1.74%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.39%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.05%) XAML
8 3 (1.05%) C
8 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.05%) Scala
9 2 (0.70%) PHP5
9 2 (0.70%) Python
9 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.70%) XQuery
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (10.80%) Degree
2 19 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.05%) PMP
4 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.44%) QA
2 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) WAI
4 1 (0.35%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) UAG
2 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Oozie
1 1 (0.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 25 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.36%) Adobe
3 18 (6.27%) Oracle
4 7 (2.44%) Casewise
5 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.39%) Cognos
7 3 (1.05%) Sun
7 3 (1.05%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.05%) ATG
8 2 (0.70%) iRise
8 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.70%) Palantir
8 2 (0.70%) Google
8 2 (0.70%) Meridio
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) Ariba
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
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