The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 404 385 394
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 203 169 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 100 119
Average daily rate £425 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £203 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -9 191 £425 +13.33% 58
London -12 114 £425 +13.33% 35
South East -17 40 £388 -3.12% 11
City of London -9 20 £485 +14.11% 6
East of England -25 17 £375 -16.66% 3
Hampshire +8 12 £300 -11.11%
South West -7 9 £320 - 2
Surrey -14 9 £388 -35.41% 5
Berkshire -23 9 £425 +3.03% 5
Scotland -3 8 £500 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 7 £375 -16.66% 2
Edinburgh -23 6 £500 - 2
Warwickshire -2 5 - -
West Midlands -6 5 - -
Southampton - 5 £406 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £365 -
West Sussex +6 4 £423 -
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £413 -
Watford -10 4 - - 1
North West -19 4 £425 +41.66% 4
Manchester - 4 £425 -
Crawley +8 3 £423 -
East Sussex - 3 £520 - 1
West Yorkshire -15 2 £275 -5.17% 3
Yorkshire -16 2 £275 -5.17% 3
Leeds -17 2 £275 -5.17% 3
Reading -21 2 - - 3
Brighton - 2 £524 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Glasgow +9 1 - -

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 112 (25.87%) HTML
2 101 (23.33%) CSS
3 97 (22.40%) Axure RP
4 74 (17.09%) Photoshop
4 74 (17.09%) Management Information System
4 74 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (16.17%) JavaScript
6 69 (15.94%) Finance
7 65 (15.01%) SharePoint
7 65 (15.01%) Data Modelling
7 65 (15.01%) Adobe
8 55 (12.70%) Usability Testing
8 55 (12.70%) Taxonomies
8 55 (12.70%) Analytics
9 52 (12.01%) Adobe Illustrator
10 50 (11.55%) Content Management
10 50 (11.55%) Degree
11 47 (10.85%) OmniGraffle
12 45 (10.39%) E-Commerce
13 41 (9.47%) Project Management
13 41 (9.47%) Scrum
14 39 (9.01%) Information Management
14 39 (9.01%) SharePoint 2013
15 38 (8.78%) Enterprise Architecture
16 37 (8.55%) HTML5
16 37 (8.55%) Oracle
17 36 (8.31%) Data Management
18 34 (7.85%) User Experience Design
19 33 (7.62%) Retail
19 33 (7.62%) Web Design

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 65 (15.01%) SharePoint
2 39 (9.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 20 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (4.39%) CMS
5 8 (1.85%) Drupal
6 6 (1.39%) Alfresco
6 6 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.15%) SAS
8 4 (0.92%) WordPress
9 3 (0.69%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.69%) Apache
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.46%) Confluence
10 2 (0.46%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 74 (17.09%) Photoshop
2 52 (12.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (10.85%) OmniGraffle
4 27 (6.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.23%) Fireworks
6 11 (2.54%) InDesign
7 8 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (1.62%) MS Excel
8 7 (1.62%) MS Project
9 5 (1.15%) QuarkXPress
9 5 (1.15%) Quicktime
10 4 (0.92%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.69%) MS Office
12 2 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.46%) ProjectWise
13 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.23%) Maya
13 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Maximo
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) SaaS
2 6 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.31%) Intranet
2 12 (2.77%) Internet
3 3 (0.69%) HTTP
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.23%) LDAP
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.85%) Big Data
3 18 (4.16%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.23%) MySQL
6 12 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.08%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.62%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.15%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.92%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.46%) IDOL
14 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 97 (22.40%) Axure RP
2 22 (5.08%) Subversion
3 21 (4.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 21 (4.85%) JIRA
4 16 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
6 6 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.39%) Trac
7 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Blend
7 5 (1.15%) ERwin
8 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.92%) RSpec
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.23%) ProtoShare
10 1 (0.23%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 69 (15.94%) Finance
2 33 (7.62%) Retail
3 27 (6.24%) Marketing
4 23 (5.31%) Publishing
5 20 (4.62%) Banking
6 14 (3.23%) Games
7 12 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.54%) Legal
9 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.08%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.85%) Advertising
12 7 (1.62%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.62%) Back Office
13 6 (1.39%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.46%) Front Office
15 1 (0.23%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.23%) Military
15 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 162 (37.41%) Architect
2 118 (27.25%) Designer
3 75 (17.32%) User Experience Designer
4 74 (17.09%) Information Architect
5 47 (10.85%) Developer
6 33 (7.62%) Analyst
7 27 (6.24%) Data Architect
8 25 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (5.31%) Consultant
10 22 (5.08%) UI Designer
10 22 (5.08%) User Experience Architect
11 21 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
12 19 (4.39%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.46%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.77%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.77%) User Experience Consultant
15 10 (2.31%) Web Designer
15 10 (2.31%) Interaction Designer
16 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
16 8 (1.85%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (25.87%) HTML
2 101 (23.33%) CSS
3 37 (8.55%) HTML5
4 30 (6.93%) .NET
5 29 (6.70%) jQuery
6 27 (6.24%) CSS3
7 21 (4.85%) XML
8 20 (4.62%) Ajax
9 15 (3.46%) Flash
9 15 (3.46%) Web Services
10 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.77%) XHTML
12 9 (2.08%) Sass
12 9 (2.08%) LESS
13 8 (1.85%) WPF
14 7 (1.62%) RESTful
14 7 (1.62%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (1.39%) WebSockets
15 6 (1.39%) Microformats
16 5 (1.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 55 (12.70%) Taxonomies
3 25 (5.77%) Ontologies
4 20 (4.62%) Graphic Design
4 20 (4.62%) Open Source
5 19 (4.39%) Data Integration
6 17 (3.93%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.08%) Online Games
7 9 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.85%) RIA
9 7 (1.62%) Psychology
10 6 (1.39%) W3C
10 6 (1.39%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.39%) Social Media
10 6 (1.39%) Statistics
10 6 (1.39%) Informatics
11 5 (1.15%) iPhone
12 4 (0.92%) NHS
12 4 (0.92%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.00%) Apple iOS
1 26 (6.00%) Android
2 15 (3.46%) Windows
3 9 (2.08%) Linux
4 6 (1.39%) UNIX
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.01%) Data Modelling
3 55 (12.70%) Usability Testing
3 55 (12.70%) Analytics
4 50 (11.55%) Content Management
5 45 (10.39%) E-Commerce
6 41 (9.47%) Project Management
6 41 (9.47%) Scrum
7 39 (9.01%) Information Management
8 38 (8.78%) Enterprise Architecture
9 36 (8.31%) Data Management
10 34 (7.85%) User Experience Design
11 33 (7.62%) Web Design
11 33 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (7.39%) Data Architecture
13 28 (6.47%) Migration
14 27 (6.24%) Document Management
15 25 (5.77%) TOGAF
16 24 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (5.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.17%) JavaScript
2 20 (4.62%) PHP
3 17 (3.93%) Java
4 11 (2.54%) C#
4 11 (2.54%) SQL
5 7 (1.62%) C
6 6 (1.39%) XQuery
6 6 (1.39%) Scala
7 4 (0.92%) Ruby
7 4 (0.92%) XAML
8 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.23%) PHP5
9 1 (0.23%) COBOL
9 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (11.55%) Degree
2 26 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.92%) SAS Certification
5 4 (0.92%) MCSE
5 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.69%) APMP
7 2 (0.46%) MCSD
7 2 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.39%) SNOMED CT
3 3 (0.69%) WCAG
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 65 (15.01%) Adobe
2 37 (8.55%) Oracle
3 27 (6.24%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.00%) Open Text
5 14 (3.23%) SAP
6 8 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.39%) IBM
7 6 (1.39%) iRise
8 5 (1.15%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.15%) Apple
9 4 (0.92%) Mercator
9 4 (0.92%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.69%) Twitter
11 2 (0.46%) Siebel
11 2 (0.46%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.46%) Meridio
11 2 (0.46%) Google
11 2 (0.46%) VMware
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