Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 October 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 322 325
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 -42
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 69 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 22
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% +6.38%
10th Percentile £205 £354 £363
90th Percentile £600 £535 £700
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - £66.50
10th Percentile £30.90 - £65.75
90th Percentile £82.40 - £67.25
England median hourly rate £40.50 £24.17 £25.78
% change year-on-year +67.60% -6.25% +23.27%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,150 13,701 14,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.90% 84.26% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,517 8,168 8,685
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 471 584
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.78
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Architecture in the South East

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in the South East

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architecture in the South East

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in the South East

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Architecture in the South East

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Surrey -12 26 £498 +2.15% 5
Thames Valley +17 22 £400 -7.25% 5
Berkshire +2 18 £375 - 3
Hampshire -21 8 £325 -60.61% 4
East Sussex - 8 £394 -
Middlesex +12 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 £425 -8.11% 1
West Sussex -17 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 - 1
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 35 (50.72%) User Experience
2 32 (46.38%) Prototyping
3 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (43.48%) Wireframes
5 22 (31.88%) HTML
5 22 (31.88%) Analytics
6 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
7 18 (26.09%) Usability Testing
8 15 (21.74%) CSS
9 14 (20.29%) HTML5
9 14 (20.29%) Degree
10 13 (18.84%) Data Integration
10 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (17.39%) Axure RP
11 12 (17.39%) CSS3
11 12 (17.39%) jQuery
11 12 (17.39%) Scrum
12 11 (15.94%) Marketing
13 10 (14.49%) Information Management
13 10 (14.49%) Finance
13 10 (14.49%) GDPR
14 9 (13.04%) Data Governance
14 9 (13.04%) Data Analytics
14 9 (13.04%) Photoshop
14 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 8 (11.59%) JIRA
15 8 (11.59%) Retail
15 8 (11.59%) Data Management
15 8 (11.59%) Social Media

Information Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (11.59%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) CMS
3 4 (5.80%) Drupal
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.45%) Marvel
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.14%) InVision
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.90%) UserZoom
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
1 6 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.70%) Big Data
2 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) DTS
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) Impala
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Axure RP
2 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.25%) Grunt
4 5 (7.25%) gulp
4 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.25%) Mocha
5 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (15.94%) Marketing
2 10 (14.49%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.80%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.90%) Publishing
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Designer
2 20 (28.99%) UX Designer
3 16 (23.19%) Architect
3 16 (23.19%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Information Architect
4 7 (10.14%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Business Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.35%) Interaction Designer
9 2 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (2.90%) ETL Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Governance Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 14 (20.29%) HTML5
4 12 (17.39%) CSS3
4 12 (17.39%) jQuery
5 7 (10.14%) Ajax
6 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.25%) JSON
6 5 (7.25%) Node.js
6 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.25%) XML
7 4 (5.80%) RAML
8 3 (4.35%) EDI
8 3 (4.35%) Kafka
9 2 (2.90%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.90%) React
9 2 (2.90%) REST
9 2 (2.90%) SOAP
9 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) User Experience
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.59%) Social Media
4 7 (10.14%) Taxonomies
5 5 (7.25%) W3C
6 3 (4.35%) PMI
6 3 (4.35%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.90%) iPhone
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Prototyping
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) Wireframes
4 22 (31.88%) Analytics
5 18 (26.09%) Usability Testing
6 13 (18.84%) Data Integration
6 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (17.39%) Scrum
8 10 (14.49%) Information Management
9 9 (13.04%) Data Analytics
9 9 (13.04%) Data Governance
10 8 (11.59%) Data Management
11 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (10.14%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (8.70%) Psychology
13 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.25%) Competitor Analysis
13 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
13 5 (7.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
3 6 (8.70%) Python
4 5 (7.25%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.35%) R
5 3 (4.35%) Scala
5 3 (4.35%) VBA
6 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) PMP
3 3 (4.35%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.35%) MBA
3 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) GDPR
2 8 (11.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) ClickTale
2 5 (7.25%) Ab Initio
2 5 (7.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 4 (5.80%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 3 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.35%) EXTOL
4 3 (4.35%) Informatica
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Tableau
4 3 (4.35%) Talend
4 3 (4.35%) Teradata
5 2 (2.90%) BT
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore