The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 135 111
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24  
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.069% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.084% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £325 £550 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.90% +23.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £550 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1739 2371 2045
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 81.98% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1318 1221
Median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 104
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.61 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.08% -32.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Information Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Architecture in the West Midlands

Information Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Architecture in the West Midlands

Information Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Staffordshire - 3 £325 -
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Architecture.

1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (44.44%) Power BI
2 3 (33.33%) HOOD
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
3 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (22.22%) UX Design
3 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (11.11%) C

Information Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UI/UX Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UX Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) HOOD
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Prototyping
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) UX Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) TQM
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Prism
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Pega