The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Rank 80 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 37 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.43% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.98% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £410 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £597 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £510 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £43.98 £71.25
% change year-on-year
+35.30% -38.28%
TOGAF
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1873 1872 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.86% 72.42% 68.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 984 740
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 131 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +18 17 £438 +6.06% 6
Coventry +1 5 £575 +9.52%
Shropshire -8 3 - -
Warwickshire +1 2 £675 +49.92%
TOGAF
England

TOGAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) SOA
3 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (25.84%) CRM
6 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
7 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (20.22%) Linux
9 16 (17.98%) ITIL
9 16 (17.98%) Migration
10 15 (16.85%) Scrum
10 15 (16.85%) Information Security
11 14 (15.73%) Security Architecture
12 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (14.61%) .NET
12 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (14.61%) IBM
13 12 (13.48%) Project Management
13 12 (13.48%) Python
13 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (13.48%) TDD
13 12 (13.48%) Data Migration
13 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
13 12 (13.48%) BDD
13 12 (13.48%) Vagrant
13 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
14 11 (12.36%) SDLC
14 11 (12.36%) Microservices
14 11 (12.36%) Content Management

TOGAF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.49%) CMS
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.25%) SAS
4 2 (2.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) CATIA
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.12%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) SMS
2 3 (3.37%) DNS
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) Network Security
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (13.48%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.11%) Big Data
5 7 (7.87%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.37%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Subversion
1 10 (11.24%) Selenium
1 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
1 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.12%) ERwin
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Automotive
3 3 (3.37%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (79.78%) Architect
2 28 (31.46%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (16.85%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (13.48%) Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Python Developer
5 9 (10.11%) IT Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Information Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Python Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.37%) AWS Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.37%) CRM Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) Django
2 10 (11.24%) RESTful
2 10 (11.24%) Flask
3 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.25%) JSON
4 2 (2.25%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Debian
2 10 (11.24%) Ubuntu
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 4 (4.49%) UNIX
5 3 (3.37%) AIX
5 3 (3.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) SOA
2 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.84%) CRM
4 20 (22.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (17.98%) ITIL
5 16 (17.98%) Migration
6 15 (16.85%) Scrum
6 15 (16.85%) Information Security
7 14 (15.73%) Security Architecture
8 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.48%) TDD
9 12 (13.48%) Data Migration
9 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.48%) BDD
9 12 (13.48%) Project Management
9 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.36%) Microservices
10 11 (12.36%) SDLC
10 11 (12.36%) UML
10 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) Python
2 5 (5.62%) Java
3 3 (3.37%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.49%) CISM
4 4 (4.49%) CCNP
4 4 (4.49%) CCNA
4 4 (4.49%) CISSP
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CCIE
5 3 (3.37%) CCDA
5 3 (3.37%) CCDP
5 3 (3.37%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) CISA
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.12%) CSSLP
7 1 (1.12%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) COBIT
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) IBM
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) Cognos
4 7 (7.87%) Netezza
5 4 (4.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco
6 3 (3.37%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) Juniper
6 3 (3.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.12%) Siemens
7 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.12%) DataFlux
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