The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 147 143
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 2 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.072% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £240 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £405 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £475 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2279 3263 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.95% 81.90% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 2001 1710
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 102 144
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Information Architecture
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 Architecture in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in the North West

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture in the North West over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architecture in the North West

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in the North West

Information Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Manchester 0 2 £240 -49.47%
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) GIS
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Spatial Data
3 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (11.11%) Podcast
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite

Information Architecture
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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
1 3 (33.33%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 3 (33.33%) GIS Architect
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Podcast
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe