The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Architecture
England / South West
Rank 125 137 138
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.13% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £495 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £430 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £470 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2101 2318 2482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.62% 79.88% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1527 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 87
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in the South West

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Dorset - 6 £498 -
Bristol +8 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Devon - 1 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Information Architecture
England

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Data Integration
2 11 (57.89%) Data Architecture
3 9 (47.37%) Data Management
3 9 (47.37%) UML
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
4 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (36.84%) Reference Data
5 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Reference Data Management
6 6 (31.58%) Data Lake
6 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (31.58%) OLTP
6 6 (31.58%) OLAP
6 6 (31.58%) Taxonomies
7 5 (26.32%) MagicDraw
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Pentaho
7 5 (26.32%) Apache Solr
7 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 5 (26.32%) Metadata Management
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 5 (26.32%) Lucene

Information Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (26.32%) Apache Solr
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) CMS
5 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (31.58%) Data Lake
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) OLAP
2 6 (31.58%) OLTP
3 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (26.32%) Pentaho
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
5 2 (10.53%) HBase
5 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.53%) Neo4j
6 1 (5.26%) GIS
6 1 (5.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) ERwin
1 5 (26.32%) MagicDraw
2 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Information Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ETL Architect
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (10.53%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Content Strategist
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Architect
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Architect
6 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (5.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Lucene
2 3 (15.79%) hapi
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Reference Data
2 6 (31.58%) Taxonomies
3 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
3 4 (21.05%) User Experience
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Blog
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Social Media
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Data Architecture
2 11 (57.89%) Data Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Data Management
3 9 (47.37%) UML
4 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Reference Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Metadata Management
6 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 4 (21.05%) ArchiMate
7 4 (21.05%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) SPARQL
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) Cloudera
4 2 (10.53%) MapR
4 2 (10.53%) Nuix
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) ESRI
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft