Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 185 165
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Architecture 15 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -7.50% -30.43%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £315
90th Percentile £750 £700 £635
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.42 - -
England median hourly rate £14.46 £26.37 £39.75
% change year-on-year -45.16% -33.66% -9.14%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,884 4,531 4,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.57% 82.52% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,477 2,741 2,257
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 134 171
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.05% +6.10% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.37 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.67 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Information Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Information Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Architecture in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Warwickshire - 6 £300 - 2
Coventry +13 5 £388 +4.73%
Birmingham -7 3 £700 +47.37% 1
Information Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) Office 365
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) OneDrive
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (20.00%) Data Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) WebKit
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Automotive
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
1 5 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Data Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Information Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Content Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Architect
3 2 (13.33%) SQL BI Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) WebKit
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Case Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Northgate