The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 June 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.

Information Architecture
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 2 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.96% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.17% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1114 1459 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.80% 82.57% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 878 693
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 34
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% -6.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in Manchester

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architecture in Manchester

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Typography
2 1 (25.00%) Iconography
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Interactive Media
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration

Information Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Interactive Media
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Iconography
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (25.00%) Typography
1 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe