The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architecture
Rank 111 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £370 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% +7.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £473 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £33.55 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.04 £29.88
% change year-on-year
- -22.89%
Information Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 2015. 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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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Birmingham +3 1 £445 -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
1 11 (57.89%) User Experience
2 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (52.63%) Analytics
3 9 (47.37%) Online Marketing
3 9 (47.37%) Content Management
3 9 (47.37%) Pay per click
3 9 (47.37%) Marketing
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (47.37%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (47.37%) SEO
3 9 (47.37%) Web Design
3 9 (47.37%) Retail
3 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (26.32%) PMP
4 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) Data Governance
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Data Mapping
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
1 9 (47.37%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
1 9 (47.37%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Information Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
1 11 (57.89%) User Experience
2 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Psychology
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Analytics
2 9 (47.37%) Dashboard Development
2 9 (47.37%) Pay per click
2 9 (47.37%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (47.37%) Online Marketing
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) SEO
2 9 (47.37%) Web Design
2 9 (47.37%) Content Management
3 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Data Governance
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Data Mapping
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) PMP
2 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle