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 3 months to 29 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 254 227
Rank change year-on-year +45 -27  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 50 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 11
Median daily rate £413 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £405 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6797 7862 7879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.16% 80.83% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4890 4411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 254 286
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Berkshire +36 16 £400 -
Hampshire +14 6 £400 -11.11%
West Sussex +12 6 £400 -23.44% 1
Surrey +5 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £575 -17.85%
East Sussex - 4 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £431 - 3
Kent +16 2 £400 -36.00%
Middlesex +5 2 £463 +31.39%
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 42 (59.15%) User Experience
2 37 (52.11%) Wireframes
3 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (46.48%) Prototyping
5 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (28.17%) Analytics
6 18 (25.35%) Rapid Prototyping
7 17 (23.94%) Telecoms
8 16 (22.54%) EXTOL
9 15 (21.13%) Usability Testing
9 15 (21.13%) HTML
9 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
9 15 (21.13%) CSS
10 14 (19.72%) Axure RP
11 13 (18.31%) HTML5
11 13 (18.31%) Data Analytics
11 13 (18.31%) Office 365
11 13 (18.31%) jQuery
12 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.90%) Migration
12 12 (16.90%) CSS3
13 11 (15.49%) Finance
14 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
14 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (14.08%) Project Management
15 9 (12.68%) Intranet
15 9 (12.68%) Photoshop
15 9 (12.68%) Google Analytics
15 9 (12.68%) ClickTale

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 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) GoldMine
1 1 (1.41%) SAP cProjects
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Office 365
2 9 (12.68%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (12.68%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Intranet
2 3 (4.23%) Extranet
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.45%) EDRMS
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.82%) Adabas
5 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) OLAP
5 2 (2.82%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.41%) Grunt
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (23.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.49%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Designer
1 31 (43.66%) UX Designer
2 15 (21.13%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Data Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) UI Designer
6 6 (8.45%) UI/UX Designer
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.63%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (5.63%) User Experience Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Business Change Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Change Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) User Experience Researcher
10 2 (2.82%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) CSS
1 15 (21.13%) HTML
2 13 (18.31%) HTML5
2 13 (18.31%) jQuery
3 12 (16.90%) CSS3
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) JSON
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.41%) Ajax
5 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) Sass
5 1 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (59.15%) User Experience
2 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Blog
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Podcast
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Wireframes
2 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (46.48%) Prototyping
4 20 (28.17%) Analytics
5 18 (25.35%) Rapid Prototyping
6 15 (21.13%) Usability Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Data Analytics
8 12 (16.90%) Migration
9 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
9 10 (14.08%) Project Management
10 8 (11.27%) Data Architecture
10 8 (11.27%) ETL
10 8 (11.27%) Scrum
11 7 (9.86%) Change Management
11 7 (9.86%) Content Management
11 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.45%) Psychology
12 6 (8.45%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.41%) MCSE
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) EXTOL
2 9 (12.68%) ClickTale
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
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