Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Architect was £603 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 228 247
Rank change year-on-year +53 +19 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 28 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.059% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.062% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 10
North West median daily rate £603 £600 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.42% -14.29% +22.27%
England median daily rate £582 £525 £600
% change year-on-year +10.76% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5406 6426 8139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 4138 4863
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 234 407
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.93 £50.03
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Information Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Information Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Information Architect in the North West

Information Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Architect in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architect in the North West

Information Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architect in the North West

Information Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +44 26 £603 +0.42%
Lancashire +13 1 £500 -
Information Architect
England

Information Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Information Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Information Architect in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) Information Architecture
2 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 15 (53.57%) Migration
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (46.43%) Taxonomies
6 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (46.43%) Analytical Thinking
7 12 (42.86%) Intranet
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) Content Development
8 11 (39.29%) Data Migration
8 11 (39.29%) Data Architecture
9 10 (35.71%) Content Management
9 10 (35.71%) Validation
9 10 (35.71%) ETL
10 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (28.57%) Data Management
11 7 (25.00%) Workflow
12 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
12 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (21.43%) Information Governance
12 6 (21.43%) Data Governance
12 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
13 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (17.86%) Information Management
13 5 (17.86%) Use Case
13 5 (17.86%) CMS

Information Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) SMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (46.43%) Taxonomies
3 4 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Information Architecture
2 15 (53.57%) Migration
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (46.43%) Analytical Thinking
4 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (39.29%) Content Development
5 11 (39.29%) Data Architecture
5 11 (39.29%) Data Migration
6 10 (35.71%) Content Management
6 10 (35.71%) ETL
6 10 (35.71%) Validation
7 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (28.57%) Data Management
8 7 (25.00%) Workflow
9 6 (21.43%) Data Governance
9 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (21.43%) Information Governance
9 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) CLAS
2 1 (3.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.86%) GMP
3 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft