Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 291 351
Rank change year-on-year -54 +60 -24
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 37 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 21
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.81% +56.72%
10th Percentile £352 £334 £375
90th Percentile £600 £583 £638
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £23.19 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.41% -
England median hourly rate £14.46 £23.19 £34.00
% change year-on-year -37.65% -31.79% -22.29%

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 14,131 12,981 14,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.27% 82.97% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,300 7,513 9,060
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £565 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 521 585
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -15.41% +23.43%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +13.58%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -21 14 £400 -9.86% 4
Thames Valley -32 14 £400 - 7
Berkshire -22 13 £400 - 3
West Sussex -2 4 £600 +50.00% 1
Hampshire -5 4 £950 +145.16% 1
East Sussex +1 1 £400 -23.81%
Buckinghamshire -20 1 - - 2
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 24 (64.86%) Prototyping
2 23 (62.16%) User Experience
3 22 (59.46%) Wireframes
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (35.14%) Analytics
5 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (32.43%) Usability Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Rapid Prototyping
7 11 (29.73%) Axure RP
8 10 (27.03%) Psychology
8 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) HTML
8 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.03%) CSS
9 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 7 (18.92%) CSS3
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Marketing
10 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.92%) EXTOL
11 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (16.22%) Use Case
11 6 (16.22%) Google Analytics
11 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.51%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Google Analytics
2 5 (13.51%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) BlueKai
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) DTS
2 1 (2.70%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Spatial Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Designer
1 16 (43.24%) UX Designer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) User Experience Researcher
4 4 (10.81%) User Experience Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Head of Design
6 2 (5.41%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Data Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Information
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) CSS
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) HTML5
3 7 (18.92%) CSS3
4 6 (16.22%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) XSD
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Django
6 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.70%) JDBC
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) User Experience
2 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) RIA
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) Fintech
6 1 (2.70%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Prototyping
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Wireframes
3 20 (54.05%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (35.14%) Analytics
5 12 (32.43%) Usability Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Rapid Prototyping
7 10 (27.03%) Psychology
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) Use Case
10 5 (13.51%) Human Factors
10 5 (13.51%) Industrial Design
10 5 (13.51%) Product Management
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) EXTOL
2 5 (13.51%) ClickTale
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft