The table below looks at the statistics for TOGAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 37 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.53% 1.41% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.79% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate £475 £498 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% -2.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 - £42.75
TOGAF
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
310 336 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 78.28% 79.06% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 228 85
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £44.80 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

TOGAF Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

TOGAF
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

TOGAF Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

TOGAF
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOGAF across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

TOGAF Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

TOGAF
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

TOGAF Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -13 3 £500 +0.50%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £469 -
Lancaster - 1 £500 -
TOGAF
North West

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (86.67%) Zachman Framework
2 10 (66.67%) SABSA
3 8 (53.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) Middleware
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Tuxedo
5 5 (33.33%) COBOL
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Private Cloud
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (26.67%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) VME
6 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
7 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 2 (13.33%) Sonic ESB
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Architect
2 10 (66.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) SABSA Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (6.67%) CLAS Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) VME
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Zachman Framework
2 10 (66.67%) SABSA
3 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) SOA
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (13.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) COBOL
1 5 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CLAS
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Cognizant
2 2 (13.33%) Pega
2 2 (13.33%) Tumbleweed
3 1 (6.67%) Siebel