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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 466 482 438
Rank change year-on-year +16 -44  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 144 174 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 124
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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
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 27 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 +7 139 £425 -5.55% 39
London -4 65 £450 - 18
South East +37 39 £450 +12.50% 6
Berkshire +37 17 £388 -25.48% 3
West Midlands +23 12 £264 -41.33%
Maidenhead +6 9 £388 -25.48%
Stoke-on-Trent - 9 £248 -
Staffordshire - 9 £248 -
South West 0 8 £340 +7.93% 4
City of London -8 8 £615 +49.09% 2
West Sussex +21 7 £400 - 2
North East +76 6 £360 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire +25 6 £513 +13.88% 2
Leeds +14 6 £513 +13.88% 2
West Yorkshire +13 6 £513 +13.88% 2
Bristol +3 6 £340 -54.66% 1
Surrey - 6 £488 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +75 4 £360 -4.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +75 4 £360 -4.00% 1
Hampshire +6 4 - - 1
Staines - 4 £488 -
Scotland +8 3 £450 -5.26%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £463 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire +4 2 - -
Edinburgh +4 2 £419 -11.84%
Manchester 0 2 £488 +2.63% 1
North West -1 2 £488 +5.40% 1
Swindon +5 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (42.01%) User Experience
2 111 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (32.99%) Wireframes
4 70 (24.31%) Prototyping
5 68 (23.61%) SharePoint
6 61 (21.18%) HTML
6 61 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (20.49%) Finance
8 58 (20.14%) CSS
9 54 (18.75%) Analytics
10 50 (17.36%) JavaScript
10 50 (17.36%) Migration
11 47 (16.32%) Project Management
12 46 (15.97%) Office 365
13 43 (14.93%) Data Modelling
14 42 (14.58%) Data Architecture
15 41 (14.24%) Usability Testing
15 41 (14.24%) HTML5
16 37 (12.85%) Microsoft
16 37 (12.85%) jQuery
17 35 (12.15%) Axure RP
18 34 (11.81%) ETL
18 34 (11.81%) Management Information System
18 34 (11.81%) Data Management
19 33 (11.46%) TOGAF
20 30 (10.42%) Degree
21 29 (10.07%) Data Quality
21 29 (10.07%) CSS3
21 29 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (9.72%) Marketing

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 68 (23.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (4.17%) CMS
5 9 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.08%) MS Project Server
7 5 (1.74%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.04%) Apache
9 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.69%) JBoss
10 2 (0.69%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) Kentico
11 1 (0.35%) Liferay
11 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (9.03%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.86%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (1.39%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.39%) InVision
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.35%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP MDG
1 2 (0.69%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.35%) Maximo
2 1 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.35%) SAP cProjects
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.97%) Office 365
2 25 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.47%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.47%) Google Analytics
3 10 (3.47%) SaaS
4 5 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.74%) PaaS
5 4 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.39%) IaaS
5 4 (1.39%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.39%) Yammer
6 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.86%) Intranet
2 10 (3.47%) Skype
3 8 (2.78%) HTTP
4 5 (1.74%) Internet
5 4 (1.39%) DNS
5 4 (1.39%) LAN
5 4 (1.39%) WAN
6 3 (1.04%) Extranet
7 2 (0.69%) Firewall
7 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.69%) Wireless
8 1 (0.35%) ATM
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.94%) Hadoop
4 19 (6.60%) Big Data
5 12 (4.17%) Apache Hive
5 12 (4.17%) HBase
5 12 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.17%) Neo4j
6 11 (3.82%) Power BI
7 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.78%) OLAP
9 7 (2.43%) EDRMS
9 7 (2.43%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.08%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.08%) OLTP
10 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.74%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (12.15%) Axure RP
2 14 (4.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (2.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.08%) ERwin
4 6 (2.08%) Maven
4 6 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.74%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.74%) MagicDraw
6 4 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.04%) Build Forge
7 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (20.49%) Finance
2 28 (9.72%) Marketing
3 25 (8.68%) Telecoms
4 22 (7.64%) Banking
5 19 (6.60%) Retail
6 18 (6.25%) Legal
7 6 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.08%) Publishing
8 5 (1.74%) Wholesale Banking
9 4 (1.39%) Games
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.69%) Electronics
10 2 (0.69%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.69%) Law
10 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (35.07%) Architect
2 71 (24.65%) Designer
3 61 (21.18%) UX Designer
4 39 (13.54%) Developer
5 38 (13.19%) Data Architect
6 20 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.90%) Administrator
8 16 (5.56%) User Experience Architect
9 15 (5.21%) Senior Architect
9 15 (5.21%) SharePoint Developer
10 14 (4.86%) SharePoint Administrator
11 13 (4.51%) UI Designer
12 12 (4.17%) Analyst
12 12 (4.17%) Information Architect
13 11 (3.82%) UI/UX Designer
14 9 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
14 9 (3.13%) Consultant
14 9 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
15 8 (2.78%) Java Developer
15 8 (2.78%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.18%) HTML
2 58 (20.14%) CSS
3 41 (14.24%) HTML5
4 37 (12.85%) jQuery
5 29 (10.07%) CSS3
6 16 (5.56%) Web Services
7 11 (3.82%) .NET
7 11 (3.82%) Ajax
8 10 (3.47%) RESTful
9 9 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (2.78%) Middleware
10 8 (2.78%) Spring
11 7 (2.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.08%) REST
12 6 (2.08%) SPServices
12 6 (2.08%) XML
13 5 (1.74%) Flash
13 5 (1.74%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.74%) Lucene
13 5 (1.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (42.01%) User Experience
2 61 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (11.81%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.60%) Reference Data
5 17 (5.90%) Data Structures
6 14 (4.86%) Taxonomies
7 10 (3.47%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.47%) RIA
8 9 (3.13%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.08%) W3C
11 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.39%) Blog
12 4 (1.39%) Equities
12 4 (1.39%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.39%) Life Science
13 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.04%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.51%) Windows
2 6 (2.08%) Android
3 5 (1.74%) Linux
4 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (32.99%) Wireframes
3 70 (24.31%) Prototyping
4 54 (18.75%) Analytics
5 50 (17.36%) Migration
6 47 (16.32%) Project Management
7 43 (14.93%) Data Modelling
8 42 (14.58%) Data Architecture
9 41 (14.24%) Usability Testing
10 34 (11.81%) Data Management
10 34 (11.81%) ETL
11 33 (11.46%) TOGAF
12 29 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (9.72%) Rapid Prototyping
14 27 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (9.03%) Scrum
16 23 (7.99%) Data Integration
16 23 (7.99%) ITIL
16 23 (7.99%) Web Development
17 22 (7.64%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.36%) JavaScript
2 27 (9.38%) SQL
3 19 (6.60%) PowerShell
4 18 (6.25%) Java
5 11 (3.82%) Python
6 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.74%) C
7 5 (1.74%) C#
7 5 (1.74%) PHP
7 5 (1.74%) Scala
8 4 (1.39%) Ruby
9 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.69%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.35%) COBOL
11 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (10.42%) Degree
2 23 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.08%) MCITP
6 3 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.69%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.35%) CISA
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
8 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.07%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.04%) PMO
3 3 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) SCCM
2 4 (1.39%) Ansible
2 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.99%) Adobe
3 21 (7.29%) EXTOL
4 20 (6.94%) Oracle
5 12 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 12 (4.17%) MapR
5 12 (4.17%) Nuix
5 12 (4.17%) Splunk
6 10 (3.47%) ClickTale
6 10 (3.47%) Informatica
7 8 (2.78%) SAP
8 6 (2.08%) Talend
9 5 (1.74%) IBM
10 4 (1.39%) IFS
10 4 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.04%) Teradata
12 2 (0.69%) Embarcadero
12 2 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
AMS contingency
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
University of Essex
Rate: £29,301 - £32,004 per annum; Grade 8: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago