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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Architecture
UK
Rank 458 449 451
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 142 181 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 125 94
Median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.24%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architecture.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in the UK

Information Architecture
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 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 -2 134 £488 +2.63% 30
London -24 76 £488 +8.33% 17
South East +30 37 £400 -22.33% 2
City of London +7 14 £413 +1.53% 6
South West +10 11 £495 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +24 8 £608 +72.58%
Surrey +18 7 £444 -
Hampshire +8 7 £388 -11.42% 2
Scotland +28 6 £450 +38.46%
Edinburgh +21 6 £450 +39.53%
Dorset - 6 £498 -
Southampton - 6 £400 - 2
Bournemouth - 5 £498 -
East of England -1 4 £505 +34.66% 1
East Sussex - 4 £525 -
North West +16 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Bristol +6 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Staines -5 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £575 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £500 - 1
Brighton - 3 £538 -
Manchester +17 2 £240 -40.00% 1
Middlesex +3 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £608 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £575 -
Cambridge - 2 £505 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £400 -
Cheshire +27 1 £300 -33.33%
Kent +13 1 £400 -36.00%

Information Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 121 (43.37%) User Experience
2 94 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (32.97%) Wireframes
4 70 (25.09%) SharePoint
5 69 (24.73%) CSS
6 68 (24.37%) Prototyping
7 67 (24.01%) HTML
8 58 (20.79%) Migration
9 51 (18.28%) JavaScript
10 49 (17.56%) Analytics
11 43 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (14.34%) jQuery
12 40 (14.34%) Usability Testing
12 40 (14.34%) Finance
13 37 (13.26%) Data Modelling
14 35 (12.54%) Project Management
15 34 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (12.19%) HTML5
16 33 (11.83%) Axure RP
16 33 (11.83%) Office 365
16 33 (11.83%) Degree
17 32 (11.47%) Workflow
18 31 (11.11%) CSS3
19 30 (10.75%) Photoshop
20 29 (10.39%) Microsoft
21 28 (10.04%) Taxonomies
22 27 (9.68%) Data Management
23 25 (8.96%) SharePoint 2010
24 24 (8.60%) Data Architecture
24 24 (8.60%) TOGAF

Information Architecture
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 70 (25.09%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 21 (7.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (6.09%) CMS
5 6 (2.15%) MS Project Server
5 6 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.43%) Apache
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.72%) JBoss
9 2 (0.72%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.36%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Photoshop
2 20 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (3.94%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.58%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (2.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (2.51%) MS Office
7 4 (1.43%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.43%) SPSS
8 3 (1.08%) InVision
9 2 (0.72%) InDesign
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.36%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.72%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.36%) SAP cProjects
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.83%) Office 365
2 14 (5.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 14 (5.02%) Google Analytics
3 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.58%) Yammer
5 7 (2.51%) SaaS
6 5 (1.79%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.38%) Intranet
2 12 (4.30%) HTTP
3 7 (2.51%) Internet
3 7 (2.51%) Skype
4 4 (1.43%) Extranet
4 4 (1.43%) snoop
5 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.08%) Wireless
6 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (5.73%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.02%) Big Data
5 9 (3.23%) OLAP
6 7 (2.51%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.15%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.15%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.15%) EDRMS
7 6 (2.15%) GIS
7 6 (2.15%) HBase
7 6 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.15%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.15%) OLTP
7 6 (2.15%) Spatial Data
8 5 (1.79%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.79%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.43%) QlikView
9 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (11.83%) Axure RP
2 11 (3.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.79%) ERwin
5 5 (1.79%) MagicDraw
6 4 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.43%) NCrunch
6 4 (1.43%) NUnit
6 4 (1.43%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.36%) Grunt
9 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 40 (14.34%) Finance
2 22 (7.89%) Marketing
3 20 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.81%) Retail
5 18 (6.45%) Banking
5 18 (6.45%) Publishing
6 14 (5.02%) Legal
7 5 (1.79%) Advertising
7 5 (1.79%) Electronics
8 4 (1.43%) Front Office
8 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Law
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 91 (32.62%) Architect
2 70 (25.09%) Designer
3 61 (21.86%) UX Designer
4 47 (16.85%) Developer
5 22 (7.89%) Data Architect
6 21 (7.53%) Information Architect
6 21 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (6.81%) Senior Architect
8 18 (6.45%) UI Designer
9 17 (6.09%) SharePoint Developer
9 17 (6.09%) User Experience Architect
10 16 (5.73%) Consultant
11 15 (5.38%) UI/UX Designer
12 14 (5.02%) UI Developer
13 13 (4.66%) Analyst
14 11 (3.94%) UI/UX Developer
14 11 (3.94%) UX Developer
15 10 (3.58%) Senior Information Architect
16 7 (2.51%) Enterprise Architect
16 7 (2.51%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.73%) CSS
2 67 (24.01%) HTML
3 40 (14.34%) jQuery
4 34 (12.19%) HTML5
5 31 (11.11%) CSS3
6 14 (5.02%) .NET
7 13 (4.66%) Ajax
8 11 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (3.58%) RESTful
10 9 (3.23%) SPServices
10 9 (3.23%) Web Services
11 8 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.87%) Middleware
12 6 (2.15%) Flash
12 6 (2.15%) WPF
13 5 (1.79%) Apache Flex
13 5 (1.79%) Lucene
13 5 (1.79%) Node.js
13 5 (1.79%) REST
13 5 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 121 (43.37%) User Experience
2 43 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.04%) Taxonomies
4 21 (7.53%) Mobile App
5 20 (7.17%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.02%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.94%) Reference Data
8 10 (3.58%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.23%) W3C
10 8 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.87%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.79%) RIA
12 5 (1.79%) Social Media
13 4 (1.43%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.43%) Equities
13 4 (1.43%) Interactive TV
14 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 3 (1.08%) Blog
14 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.58%) Windows
2 6 (2.15%) Android
3 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.43%) Unix
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (32.97%) Wireframes
3 68 (24.37%) Prototyping
4 58 (20.79%) Migration
5 49 (17.56%) Analytics
6 40 (14.34%) Usability Testing
7 37 (13.26%) Data Modelling
8 35 (12.54%) Project Management
9 34 (12.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (11.47%) Workflow
11 27 (9.68%) Data Management
12 24 (8.60%) Data Architecture
12 24 (8.60%) TOGAF
13 23 (8.24%) Scrum
14 22 (7.89%) ITIL
15 21 (7.53%) Data Analytics
16 20 (7.17%) Content Management
17 18 (6.45%) Mentoring
17 18 (6.45%) Workflow Development
18 17 (6.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.28%) JavaScript
2 18 (6.45%) Java
3 15 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.38%) SQL
4 8 (2.87%) C#
4 8 (2.87%) Python
5 5 (1.79%) Scala
6 4 (1.43%) C++
6 4 (1.43%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.43%) R
6 4 (1.43%) XAML
7 3 (1.08%) Ruby
8 2 (0.72%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) COBOL
9 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (11.83%) Degree
2 22 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.15%) MCITP
6 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.08%) ISEB
6 3 (1.08%) MCSE
7 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.72%) CISA
7 2 (0.72%) CISM
7 2 (0.72%) CISSP
7 2 (0.72%) CRISC
7 2 (0.72%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.15%) QA
3 5 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.72%) COBIT
5 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) Kibana
2 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.89%) Adobe
3 15 (5.38%) Oracle
4 14 (5.02%) ClickTale
5 9 (3.23%) EXTOL
6 7 (2.51%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.51%) Informatica
6 7 (2.51%) SAP
7 6 (2.15%) IBM
7 6 (2.15%) MapR
7 6 (2.15%) Nuix
7 6 (2.15%) Splunk
8 4 (1.43%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.43%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.43%) Infragistics
8 4 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.43%) Tableau
8 4 (1.43%) Telerik
9 2 (0.72%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.72%) Talend
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