The first table below looks at the demand for Information Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 117 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £345 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £321 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £369 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £29.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.09% -25.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1784 1326 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.67% 66.73% 69.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 671 740
Average daily rate £370 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 58 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Information Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Information Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -1 4 £370 +17.46%
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) iRise
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (12.50%) UIKit
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SQLite
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (12.50%) UIKit
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) iRise
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza