The table below looks at the statistics for TOGAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 20 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.10% - 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% - 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £501 £475
% change year-on-year
-0.09% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.22 £55.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 204 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.10% 88.31% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 27
Average daily rate £413 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TOGAF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

TOGAF
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TOGAF across the Chester region.

TOGAF Daily Rate Trend in Chester

TOGAF
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF across the Chester region.

TOGAF Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing TOGAF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TOGAF.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Local Government
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (35.71%) OAuth
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) SAML
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) RUP
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Process
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.14%) ERP

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing TOGAF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TOGAF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Local Government
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Architect
2 9 (64.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Domain Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) SAML
1 5 (35.71%) OAuth
1 5 (35.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Process
3 3 (21.43%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) DoDAF
5 1 (7.14%) MODAF
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Citrix