The median contractor rate for a Information Architect was £499 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Architect
UK
Rank 567 566 571
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 19 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 25
Median daily rate £499 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £423 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -9.04% -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Information Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Architect in the job title.

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architect in the UK

Information Architect
Top 22 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 22 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
England +3 19 £499 -9.31% 5
South West - 7 £478 -
London 0 6 £644 +7.29% 2
South East 0 3 £400 -23.80% 1
Dorset - 3 £511 -
Wiltshire - 3 £430 -
Salisbury - 3 £430 -
East of England -16 2 £575 -2.12%
Bournemouth - 2 £511 -
North West +31 1 £300 -
Cheshire +26 1 £300 -
Hampshire +20 1 £400 -
Berkshire +20 1 - -
Cambridge +11 1 £500 +17.64%
Luton +8 1 £650 +4.00%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £500 +17.64%
Bedfordshire -3 1 £650 +4.00%
Oxfordshire -4 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £300 -
City of London - 1 £600 -
Hook - 1 £400 -

Information Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 22 (31.43%) Information Security
2 21 (30.00%) Information Architecture
3 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 20 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 19 (27.14%) Information Assurance
5 17 (24.29%) Finance
6 15 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (20.00%) CISSP
7 14 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (18.57%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
9 12 (17.14%) Taxonomies
9 12 (17.14%) Migration
9 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
10 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (14.29%) Banking
10 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 10 (14.29%) ITIL
11 9 (12.86%) Data Management
11 9 (12.86%) CESG
11 9 (12.86%) Legal
11 9 (12.86%) SABSA
12 8 (11.43%) User Experience
12 8 (11.43%) Yammer
12 8 (11.43%) Open Source
12 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
13 7 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Information Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.43%) FileNet
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.43%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Yammer
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.71%) OLAP
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.29%) OLTP
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.86%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.43%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) ERwin
1 3 (4.29%) MagicDraw
2 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (12.86%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Military
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Lucene
1 2 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) JSON
2 1 (1.43%) LESS
2 1 (1.43%) Sass
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) WSDL
2 1 (1.43%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.14%) Taxonomies
3 9 (12.86%) CESG
4 8 (11.43%) User Experience
5 5 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) PKI
8 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Solaris
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Information Security
2 21 (30.00%) Information Architecture
3 20 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 19 (27.14%) Information Assurance
5 15 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 14 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.57%) Security Architecture
8 12 (17.14%) Migration
9 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (14.29%) ITIL
10 9 (12.86%) Data Management
10 9 (12.86%) SABSA
11 8 (11.43%) Open Source
12 7 (10.00%) ETL
12 7 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.57%) Data Architecture
13 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) SPARQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) COBOL
2 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.00%) CISSP
2 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.57%) CISA
4 6 (8.57%) CISM
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) CEH
6 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.29%) CREST Certified
6 3 (4.29%) CRISC
6 3 (4.29%) PCI QSA
7 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.86%) CLAS
7 2 (2.86%) ISEB
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.86%) PMP
8 1 (1.43%) GIAC
8 1 (1.43%) MBA
8 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.14%) RMADS
4 2 (2.86%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.43%) IFRS
5 1 (1.43%) IFRS 9
5 1 (1.43%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Teradata
3 2 (2.86%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Capita
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos
4 1 (1.43%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
4 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.43%) Netezza
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Splunk
4 1 (1.43%) Talend