The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 118 132
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 3 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.99% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.15% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
Median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in Scotland

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in Scotland

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Edinburgh +4 2 £419 -11.84%
Glasgow +3 1 £450 +41.17%
Information Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Acquisition
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (11.11%) Records Management
5 1 (11.11%) Animation
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics

Information Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
1 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Head of Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Records Management Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000