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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architecture
Rank 113 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £333 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £384
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
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 18 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Birmingham - - - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) MarkLogic
3 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Information Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Database Manager
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience Manager
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Commercial Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) EAI
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) ERD
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Netezza
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft