Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 280 342
Rank change year-on-year -62 +62 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 45 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 24
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.48% +38.26%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £355
90th Percentile £600 £571 £673
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £22.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.48% -2.42% +24.36%

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 14,534 13,245 15,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.00% 83.34% 82.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,627 7,677 9,486
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 511 573
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.16% -18.29% +11.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.60 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 16 July 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
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 16 July 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
Thames Valley -21 18 £400 - 4
Berkshire -23 15 £400 +3.23% 3
Surrey -25 12 £600 +23.08%
East Sussex +2 6 £338 -35.71% 1
Hampshire -11 4 £450 +12.50% 2
West Sussex -3 3 £600 +50.00%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £425 +6.25%
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 34 (75.56%) Prototyping
2 28 (62.22%) Wireframes
3 26 (57.78%) User Experience
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (46.67%) HTML
5 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 19 (42.22%) CSS
7 18 (40.00%) Analytics
8 17 (37.78%) Usability Testing
9 16 (35.56%) jQuery
9 16 (35.56%) HTML5
9 16 (35.56%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (33.33%) Axure RP
11 14 (31.11%) CSS3
11 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (26.67%) Scrum
13 11 (24.44%) Data Analytics
14 8 (17.78%) EXTOL
14 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
14 8 (17.78%) ClickTale
14 8 (17.78%) Adobe Analytics
14 8 (17.78%) Rapid Prototyping
14 8 (17.78%) Google Analytics
15 7 (15.56%) Psychology
15 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
15 7 (15.56%) Ajax
15 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
15 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (13.33%) SEO
16 6 (13.33%) Competitor Analysis

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 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Marvel
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.44%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Adobe Analytics
1 8 (17.78%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQLite
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) Impala
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Designer
1 21 (46.67%) UX Designer
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) User Experience Researcher
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Head of Design
5 3 (6.67%) User Experience Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior User Experience Researcher
7 1 (2.22%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
3 16 (35.56%) HTML5
3 16 (35.56%) jQuery
4 14 (31.11%) CSS3
5 7 (15.56%) Ajax
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 2 (4.44%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.44%) JSON
7 2 (4.44%) React
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) XSD
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) User Experience
2 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Taxonomies
4 5 (11.11%) W3C
5 3 (6.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.44%) iPhone
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.44%) Social Media
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Prototyping
2 28 (62.22%) Wireframes
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Analytics
5 17 (37.78%) Usability Testing
6 16 (35.56%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 11 (24.44%) Data Analytics
9 8 (17.78%) Rapid Prototyping
10 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
10 7 (15.56%) Psychology
10 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.33%) Competitor Analysis
11 6 (13.33%) SEO
12 5 (11.11%) Migration
12 5 (11.11%) Use Case
13 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
13 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 3 (6.67%) R
4 3 (6.67%) VBA
5 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) ClickTale
1 8 (17.78%) EXTOL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.22%) Informatica
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata