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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 28 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.45% - 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £495 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 £55.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-24.15% -4.34%
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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
211 178 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 86.12% 85.17% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 55 32
Average daily rate £400 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
2 7 (50.00%) OAuth
2 7 (50.00%) Local Government
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) SAML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (21.43%) RUP
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Unified Process
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Local Government
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Architect
2 9 (64.29%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) SAML
1 7 (50.00%) OAuth
1 7 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) RUP
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Process
3 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle