Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 200 212
Rank change year-on-year +40 +12 -37
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 44 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 14
North West median daily rate £512 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £371 £204 £318
90th Percentile £680 £622 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
North West median hourly rate £14.46 - -
England median hourly rate £14.46 £26.37 £39.75
% change year-on-year -45.16% -33.66% -9.14%

Information Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,483 5,198 6,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.20% 84.48% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,909 3,364 4,210
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 153 273
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.90 £52.74 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Information Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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 +30 33 £512 +51.14% 9
Cheshire +7 7 £400 +33.33% 4
Lancashire +9 4 £525 -1.18%
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 23 (52.27%) SharePoint
2 19 (43.18%) Data Modelling
2 19 (43.18%) Management Information System
3 18 (40.91%) Migration
4 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (36.36%) Data Architecture
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (29.55%) Intranet
7 13 (29.55%) ETL
7 13 (29.55%) Analytical Thinking
8 12 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (27.27%) Workflow
8 12 (27.27%) Data Management
8 12 (27.27%) Content Management
8 12 (27.27%) Data Migration
8 12 (27.27%) Taxonomies
9 10 (22.73%) Data Governance
10 9 (20.45%) Content Development
10 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (20.45%) Photoshop
11 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
11 8 (18.18%) Validation
11 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
12 7 (15.91%) User Experience
12 7 (15.91%) CMS
12 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.36%) Information Governance

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 23 (52.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (9.09%) InVision
5 1 (2.27%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Intranet
2 4 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Architect
2 23 (52.27%) Information Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Data Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Designer
3 5 (11.36%) UX Designer
4 4 (9.09%) HTML CSS Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Content Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Web Content Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Web Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Officer
7 1 (2.27%) Information Assurance Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.27%) Service Architect
7 1 (2.27%) User Researcher
7 1 (2.27%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) CSS
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (27.27%) Taxonomies
4 7 (15.91%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.27%) CESG
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Data Modelling
2 18 (40.91%) Migration
3 16 (36.36%) Data Architecture
4 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) Analytical Thinking
5 13 (29.55%) ETL
6 12 (27.27%) Content Management
6 12 (27.27%) Data Management
6 12 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 12 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (27.27%) Workflow
7 10 (22.73%) Data Governance
8 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.45%) Content Development
9 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 8 (18.18%) Validation
10 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (11.36%) Use Case
11 5 (11.36%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.09%) GMP
3 2 (4.55%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Google