The first table below looks at the demand for TOGAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TOGAF over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 84 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 38 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 0.35% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.53% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £486 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £535 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £494
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-33.89% +28.26%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1784 1326 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.67% 66.73% 69.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 671 740
Average daily rate £370 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 58 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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TOGAF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TOGAF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TOGAF Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TOGAF across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

TOGAF Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TOGAF Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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
Birmingham +6 9 £475 -9.52% 1
Warwickshire -4 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £481 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
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TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (29.69%) SOA
3 14 (21.88%) IBM
4 13 (20.31%) Finance
5 12 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.75%) SAP
5 12 (18.75%) ITIL
6 11 (17.19%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 10 (15.63%) Oracle
7 10 (15.63%) ETL
8 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
8 9 (14.06%) Data Mapping
8 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
9 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 8 (12.50%) Migration
9 8 (12.50%) ERP
9 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.50%) Middleware
9 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.50%) Analytics
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
10 7 (10.94%) RUP
10 7 (10.94%) Automotive
10 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
11 6 (9.38%) Data Migration

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (14.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Drupal
2 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) OLAP
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Automotive
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (90.63%) Architect
2 17 (26.56%) Integration Architect
2 17 (26.56%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (15.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Business Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.25%) SOA Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Business Process Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Information Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Junior
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (12.50%) Middleware
3 6 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) XSD
4 1 (1.56%) WSDL
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) DataPower
2 5 (7.81%) Open Source
2 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) AIX
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
3 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (29.69%) SOA
3 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 12 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (17.19%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (15.63%) ETL
6 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.06%) Data Mapping
7 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.50%) Analytics
7 8 (12.50%) Migration
7 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.50%) ERP
8 7 (10.94%) RUP
8 7 (10.94%) Project Management
9 6 (9.38%) UML
9 6 (9.38%) PLM
9 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.13%) MBA
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) COBIT
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) IBM
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) SAP
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) webMethods
6 1 (1.56%) Green Hat