Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for TOGAF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOGAF over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 67 78
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 14 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.04% 2.15% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.49% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 29
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £320 £339 £463
90th Percentile £515 £711 £665
North West median daily rate £515 £550 £510
% change year-on-year -6.36% +7.84% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £47.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year - -20.17% -

TOGAF is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1128 1283 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.99% 86.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 917 1152
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £275
90th Percentile £623 £613 £599
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 59
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.42 £19.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.59% +12.24% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.87
90th Percentile £34.80 £38.93 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

TOGAF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing TOGAF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for TOGAF in Cheshire

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TOGAF in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for TOGAF in Cheshire

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOGAF in Cheshire

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £313 -
Warrington 0 2 £475 -26.92%
Crewe - 2 £550 -
Chester +10 1 £335 -25.56%
Alderley Edge - 1 £425 -
Widnes - 1 £500 -
TOGAF
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) SaaS
7 2 (14.29%) PaaS
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (14.29%) UAG

TOGAF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (14.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Chief Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) OAuth
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) SAML
4 2 (14.29%) WAP
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) SABSA
6 1 (7.14%) ArchiMate
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) IDERA