The median contractor rate for an Information Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 608 598
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 30 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.076% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.081% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 29
UK median daily rate £550 £470 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% -18.26%  
10th Percentile £450 £314 £443
90th Percentile £780 £628 £875
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £466 £525
% change year-on-year +7.23% -11.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Information Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Information Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architect over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +15 28 £550 +17.02% 4
UK excluding London +64 16 £500 +7.23% 2
London -8 12 £644 +35.52% 2
North of England +57 5 £525 +47.88% 1
Midlands +16 4 £488 -11.36%
South East +14 3 £500 -1.96%
South West +2 2 - -
East of England -6 2 £525 -4.54% 1

Information Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Information Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Architect in the job title.

1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Information Architecture
2 13 (27.08%) Information Security
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
3 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.92%) Data Architecture
4 10 (20.83%) Banking
4 10 (20.83%) Degree
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
7 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (14.58%) CISSP
7 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (14.58%) Data Management
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (10.42%) ETL
9 5 (10.42%) Retail
9 5 (10.42%) Taxonomies
9 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.42%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (10.42%) Data Lake
9 5 (10.42%) Big Data
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Master Data Management

Information Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.08%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.42%) Big Data
2 5 (10.42%) Data Lake
3 4 (8.33%) OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) DB2
4 3 (6.25%) OLTP
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) ERwin
2 3 (6.25%) MagicDraw
3 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Military
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Lucene
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Taxonomies
3 4 (8.33%) CESG
3 4 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.08%) Equities
6 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Information Architecture
1 13 (27.08%) Information Security
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Data Architecture
2 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
2 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
3 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 8 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.58%) Data Management
6 5 (10.42%) Analytics
6 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) ETL
6 5 (10.42%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (8.33%) Master Data Management
7 4 (8.33%) Process Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) SIEM
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) SPARQL
3 1 (2.08%) ABAP
3 1 (2.08%) COBOL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) CISSP
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) CISM
5 2 (4.17%) CISA
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.08%) CCSA
6 1 (2.08%) CEH
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.08%) MBA
6 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.25%) GDPR
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) MiFID
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) COBIT
4 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.08%) IFRS
4 1 (2.08%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Informatica
2 4 (8.33%) Teradata
3 3 (6.25%) McAfee
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau
5 1 (2.08%) Talend