The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Information Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Architecture over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Architecture
UK / England
Rank 438 433 433
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 137 181 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 127 85
Median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

Information Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34360 40698 38684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.96% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22779 27017 24364
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1001 1130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Information Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Architecture in England

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Architecture in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in England

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architecture in England

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in England

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
London -13 79 £494 +9.72% 14
South East +38 37 £400 -22.33% 2
South West +11 11 £495 +10.00% 1
East of England +1 4 £505 +34.66% 1
North West +21 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
East Midlands +1 1 - - 4
Information Architecture
UK

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 114 (42.38%) User Experience
2 93 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (33.09%) Wireframes
4 72 (26.77%) SharePoint
5 67 (24.91%) CSS
6 66 (24.54%) Prototyping
7 65 (24.16%) HTML
8 59 (21.93%) Migration
9 49 (18.22%) JavaScript
10 46 (17.10%) Analytics
11 44 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (14.87%) Usability Testing
13 39 (14.50%) jQuery
13 39 (14.50%) Finance
14 35 (13.01%) Data Modelling
14 35 (13.01%) Office 365
15 34 (12.64%) Project Management
16 33 (12.27%) HTML5
17 32 (11.90%) Axure RP
17 32 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (11.90%) Workflow
18 31 (11.52%) Degree
18 31 (11.52%) Microsoft
19 30 (11.15%) Photoshop
19 30 (11.15%) CSS3
20 28 (10.41%) Taxonomies
21 26 (9.67%) Data Management
21 26 (9.67%) TOGAF
22 24 (8.92%) SharePoint 2010
22 24 (8.92%) Data Architecture

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 72 (26.77%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 21 (7.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (6.32%) CMS
5 8 (2.97%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.23%) MS Project Server
6 6 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.86%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.49%) Apache
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.74%) JBoss
10 2 (0.74%) SAS
11 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.37%) Drupal
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (11.15%) Photoshop
2 22 (8.18%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (4.09%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.72%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (2.60%) MS Office
7 6 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (1.49%) Fireworks
8 4 (1.49%) SPSS
9 3 (1.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.74%) InDesign
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.37%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.74%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.37%) SAP cProjects
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.01%) Office 365
2 14 (5.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 14 (5.20%) Google Analytics
3 13 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.46%) Yammer
5 7 (2.60%) SaaS
6 5 (1.86%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.58%) Intranet
2 12 (4.46%) HTTP
3 9 (3.35%) Skype
4 7 (2.60%) Internet
5 4 (1.49%) DNS
5 4 (1.49%) Extranet
5 4 (1.49%) LAN
5 4 (1.49%) snoop
5 4 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.20%) Big Data
5 9 (3.35%) OLAP
6 7 (2.60%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.23%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.23%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.23%) EDRMS
7 6 (2.23%) GIS
7 6 (2.23%) HBase
7 6 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.23%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.23%) OLTP
7 6 (2.23%) Spatial Data
8 5 (1.86%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.86%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.49%) QlikView
9 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (11.90%) Axure RP
2 11 (4.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.86%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.86%) ERwin
5 5 (1.86%) MagicDraw
6 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.49%) NCrunch
6 4 (1.49%) NUnit
6 4 (1.49%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.37%) Grunt
8 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 39 (14.50%) Finance
2 21 (7.81%) Marketing
3 20 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 19 (7.06%) Retail
5 18 (6.69%) Banking
6 17 (6.32%) Publishing
7 14 (5.20%) Legal
8 5 (1.86%) Advertising
8 5 (1.86%) Electronics
9 4 (1.49%) Front Office
9 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.37%) International Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (33.46%) Architect
2 67 (24.91%) Designer
3 58 (21.56%) UX Designer
4 46 (17.10%) Developer
5 22 (8.18%) Data Architect
6 20 (7.43%) Information Architect
6 20 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (7.06%) Senior Architect
8 18 (6.69%) UI Designer
9 17 (6.32%) SharePoint Developer
9 17 (6.32%) User Experience Architect
10 16 (5.95%) Consultant
11 15 (5.58%) UI/UX Designer
12 14 (5.20%) UI Developer
13 13 (4.83%) Analyst
14 11 (4.09%) UI/UX Developer
14 11 (4.09%) UX Developer
15 10 (3.72%) Senior Information Architect
16 8 (2.97%) Administrator
17 7 (2.60%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.91%) CSS
2 65 (24.16%) HTML
3 39 (14.50%) jQuery
4 33 (12.27%) HTML5
5 30 (11.15%) CSS3
6 14 (5.20%) .NET
7 13 (4.83%) Ajax
8 10 (3.72%) RESTful
8 10 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.35%) SPServices
9 9 (3.35%) Web Services
10 8 (2.97%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.97%) Middleware
11 6 (2.23%) Flash
11 6 (2.23%) WPF
12 5 (1.86%) Apache Flex
12 5 (1.86%) Lucene
12 5 (1.86%) Node.js
12 5 (1.86%) REST
12 5 (1.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (42.38%) User Experience
2 44 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.41%) Taxonomies
4 21 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 19 (7.06%) Mobile App
6 14 (5.20%) Virtual Team
7 11 (4.09%) Reference Data
8 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.35%) W3C
10 8 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.97%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.86%) RIA
12 5 (1.86%) Social Media
13 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.49%) Equities
13 4 (1.49%) Interactive TV
14 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.12%) Blog
14 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.46%) Windows
2 5 (1.86%) Android
3 4 (1.49%) Unix
3 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (33.09%) Wireframes
3 66 (24.54%) Prototyping
4 59 (21.93%) Migration
5 46 (17.10%) Analytics
6 40 (14.87%) Usability Testing
7 35 (13.01%) Data Modelling
8 34 (12.64%) Project Management
9 32 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (11.90%) Workflow
10 26 (9.67%) Data Management
10 26 (9.67%) TOGAF
11 24 (8.92%) Data Architecture
12 22 (8.18%) Scrum
13 20 (7.43%) Content Management
13 20 (7.43%) Data Analytics
14 18 (6.69%) ITIL
14 18 (6.69%) Workflow Development
15 17 (6.32%) E-Commerce
15 17 (6.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (6.32%) Java
2 17 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.58%) SQL
4 8 (2.97%) C#
4 8 (2.97%) Python
5 5 (1.86%) Scala
6 4 (1.49%) C++
6 4 (1.49%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.49%) R
6 4 (1.49%) XAML
7 3 (1.12%) Ruby
8 2 (0.74%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.37%) C
9 1 (0.37%) COBOL
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (11.52%) Degree
2 23 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.23%) MCITP
6 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) MCSE
7 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
7 2 (0.74%) PhD
8 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) CISA
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) CRISC
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.23%) QA
3 4 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Kibana
2 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.81%) Adobe
3 15 (5.58%) Oracle
4 14 (5.20%) ClickTale
5 9 (3.35%) EXTOL
6 7 (2.60%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.60%) Informatica
6 7 (2.60%) SAP
7 6 (2.23%) IBM
7 6 (2.23%) MapR
7 6 (2.23%) Nuix
7 6 (2.23%) Splunk
8 4 (1.49%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.49%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.49%) Infragistics
8 4 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.49%) Tableau
8 4 (1.49%) Telerik
9 2 (0.74%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.74%) Talend
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