Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 November 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 588 479
Rank change year-on-year -26 -109 +60
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 284 310 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.35% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 206 295
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £291 £308 £300
90th Percentile £680 £631 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
UK median hourly rate £25.83 £29.55 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.59% -25.66% +57.27%
10th Percentile £16.63 £19.91 £20.91
90th Percentile £39.75 £60.51 £62.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.83 £66.50 £80.73
% change year-on-year -61.16% -17.63% +374.88%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +29 276 £475 +5.56% 34
London -11 142 £483 +7.22% 21
UK excluding London +6 136 £475 +11.76% 14
North of England +58 45 £525 +23.53% 2
South East +5 40 £475 -5.00% 8
North West +31 30 £550 +10.00%
South West +14 19 £363 +3.57%
Yorkshire +16 15 £420 +5.00% 2
Midlands +15 14 £431 +1.47% 1
East of England -10 11 £700 - 2
West Midlands +25 9 £260 -40.57% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £463 +8.82%
Scotland -24 5 £294 -35.62% 1
Wales +11 2 £451 +14.97%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 104 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
1 104 (36.62%) User Experience
2 79 (27.82%) Wireframes
3 67 (23.59%) HTML
4 64 (22.54%) Data Modelling
5 60 (21.13%) CSS
6 56 (19.72%) Migration
6 56 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (18.66%) JavaScript
8 51 (17.96%) Data Management
8 51 (17.96%) Analytics
8 51 (17.96%) Data Architecture
9 50 (17.61%) Axure RP
9 50 (17.61%) Prototyping
10 49 (17.25%) Management Information System
11 47 (16.55%) ETL
11 47 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (16.55%) SharePoint
12 43 (15.14%) Finance
13 39 (13.73%) HTML5
14 38 (13.38%) Usability Testing
15 35 (12.32%) Photoshop
15 35 (12.32%) Data Quality
16 34 (11.97%) Data Migration
16 34 (11.97%) TOGAF
17 33 (11.62%) Scrum
17 33 (11.62%) Microsoft
18 30 (10.56%) Security Cleared
19 29 (10.21%) Big Data
20 28 (9.86%) SQL

Information Architecture
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 47 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.34%) CMS
3 7 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.76%) Apache
6 4 (1.41%) nginx
7 3 (1.06%) Drupal
7 3 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Confluence
8 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.35%) IIS
9 1 (0.35%) Kentico
9 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.35%) SAS
9 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (12.32%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.58%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (3.87%) InVision
4 10 (3.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.35%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.35%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.39%) Office 365
2 18 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.93%) SaaS
4 13 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.58%) Google Analytics
4 13 (4.58%) IaaS
4 13 (4.58%) PaaS
5 10 (3.52%) Adobe Analytics
6 7 (2.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.70%) AdWords
7 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.70%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.70%) Trello
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.63%) Intranet
2 5 (1.76%) SMS
3 3 (1.06%) DNS
3 3 (1.06%) HTTP
3 3 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) ATM
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.21%) Big Data
2 27 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.93%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.87%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.87%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.82%) Power BI
8 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.46%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.46%) OLAP
9 7 (2.46%) OLAP Cube
10 6 (2.11%) HBase
10 6 (2.11%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (2.11%) QlikView
11 5 (1.76%) MySQL
11 5 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 50 (17.61%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (2.46%) ERwin
3 7 (2.46%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (2.11%) Grunt
4 6 (2.11%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (1.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.76%) Maven
6 4 (1.41%) JIRA
7 3 (1.06%) Build Forge
7 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.70%) GitLab
8 2 (0.70%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (15.14%) Finance
2 27 (9.51%) Marketing
3 19 (6.69%) Banking
4 14 (4.93%) Games
4 14 (4.93%) Legal
5 8 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.76%) Publishing
7 5 (1.76%) Retail
8 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.06%) Interactive Media
9 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (38.38%) Architect
2 70 (24.65%) Designer
3 63 (22.18%) UX Designer
4 48 (16.90%) Data Architect
5 36 (12.68%) Developer
6 33 (11.62%) Information Architect
7 16 (5.63%) Consultant
8 14 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.58%) Senior Architect
9 13 (4.58%) UI Designer
10 12 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.87%) Senior Designer
11 11 (3.87%) UI/UX Designer
12 10 (3.52%) User Experience Consultant
13 9 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (3.17%) Senior UX Designer
13 9 (3.17%) User Experience Architect
14 8 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 7 (2.46%) Head of Architecture
15 7 (2.46%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.59%) HTML
2 60 (21.13%) CSS
3 39 (13.73%) HTML5
4 25 (8.80%) CSS3
4 25 (8.80%) jQuery
5 14 (4.93%) AngularJS
6 11 (3.87%) Web Services
7 10 (3.52%) Ajax
8 7 (2.46%) .NET
8 7 (2.46%) React
9 6 (2.11%) JSON
9 6 (2.11%) RESTful
10 5 (1.76%) Django
10 5 (1.76%) REST
10 5 (1.76%) SOAP
10 5 (1.76%) Spring
10 5 (1.76%) XML
11 4 (1.41%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.41%) Node.js
11 4 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 104 (36.62%) User Experience
2 56 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (17.25%) Management Information System
4 25 (8.80%) Taxonomies
5 17 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.58%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.87%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.87%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.82%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.11%) Graphic Design
9 6 (2.11%) RIA
10 5 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.41%) Life Science
11 4 (1.41%) Replication
12 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.06%) W3C
13 2 (0.70%) Equities
13 2 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.58%) Linux
2 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.70%) Android
4 1 (0.35%) Unix
4 1 (0.35%) Windows
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.82%) Wireframes
3 64 (22.54%) Data Modelling
4 56 (19.72%) Migration
5 51 (17.96%) Analytics
5 51 (17.96%) Data Architecture
5 51 (17.96%) Data Management
6 50 (17.61%) Prototyping
7 47 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (16.55%) ETL
8 38 (13.38%) Usability Testing
9 34 (11.97%) Data Migration
9 34 (11.97%) TOGAF
10 33 (11.62%) Scrum
11 26 (9.15%) IT Strategy
12 24 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (8.45%) Web Development
13 23 (8.10%) Data Integration
14 22 (7.75%) Logical Data Model
15 21 (7.39%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.66%) JavaScript
2 28 (9.86%) SQL
3 17 (5.99%) Java
4 12 (4.23%) PHP
4 12 (4.23%) PL/SQL
5 9 (3.17%) Python
6 6 (2.11%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.76%) C
8 4 (1.41%) C#
8 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.70%) Clojure
9 2 (0.70%) F#
9 2 (0.70%) R
9 2 (0.70%) Ruby
9 2 (0.70%) Scala
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.39%) Degree
2 21 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.06%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.35%) CFA
4 1 (0.35%) CISA
4 1 (0.35%) CISM
4 1 (0.35%) CISSP
4 1 (0.35%) CLAS
4 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
4 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.32%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.58%) GDPR
3 3 (1.06%) QA
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
4 2 (0.70%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) GMP
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Ansible
1 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.70%) Grafana
4 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.69%) Oracle
3 17 (5.99%) Adobe
4 10 (3.52%) ClickTale
5 9 (3.17%) SAP
6 8 (2.82%) Splunk
7 7 (2.46%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.46%) Talend
8 6 (2.11%) Informatica
8 6 (2.11%) MapR
8 6 (2.11%) Nuix
9 5 (1.76%) Google
9 5 (1.76%) IFS
9 5 (1.76%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.41%) EXTOL
10 4 (1.41%) Pega
11 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.70%) Maxymiser
12 2 (0.70%) Optimizely
12 2 (0.70%) Tableau