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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Architecture
Rank 131 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.29% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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
2440 1813 1807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.82% 76.40% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 1131 976
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 128
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Information Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -5 5 £450 +20.00%
Birmingham - 4 £350 -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) Taxonomies
4 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
5 2 (14.29%) UX Design
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
6 1 (7.14%) Presales
6 1 (7.14%) Material Design
6 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Office 365

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Designer
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience Architect
2 5 (35.71%) UX Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead UX Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Material Design
2 1 (7.14%) Sass
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Taxonomies
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Web Design
2 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) UX Design
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Market Research
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware