Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 January 2019 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 135 135
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -28
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 62 72 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 1.32% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.58% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 57
North West median daily rate £500 £518 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% -5.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £410 £422 £413
90th Percentile £615 £605 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £73.34 £53.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +37.08% -2.73% -7.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,697 4,549 5,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.71% 83.48% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,967 2,948 3,393
North West median daily rate £423 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £256
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 209 153
North West median hourly rate £23.83 £21.78 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.39% +3.49% -30.20%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.01 £49.45 £49.95
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.78
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.67% +5.67%

TOGAF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing TOGAF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for TOGAF in the North West

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOGAF in the North West

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOGAF in the North West

TOGAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOGAF in the North West

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Manchester -19 37 £470 -6.00% 6
Lancashire -9 10 £475 -2.56% 1
Cheshire -4 9 £600 +14.29% 2
Merseyside +2 4 £550 -4.35% 2
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing TOGAF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (20.97%) Web Services
5 12 (19.35%) Firewall
5 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 11 (17.74%) UML
6 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (17.74%) TOGAF Certification
7 9 (14.52%) High Availability
7 9 (14.52%) Migration
8 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (12.90%) Degree
8 8 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (12.90%) Microservices
8 8 (12.90%) IT Strategy
9 7 (11.29%) Software Architecture
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (11.29%) Network Design
10 6 (9.68%) Retail
10 6 (9.68%) Dell
10 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.68%) SOA
10 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.68%) Avaya
10 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (9.68%) Business Transformation
10 6 (9.68%) SDLC

TOGAF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) Boomi
3 6 (9.68%) iPaaS
4 4 (6.45%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.61%) IaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) Impala
3 1 (1.61%) Power BI
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Law
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Architect
2 13 (20.97%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.35%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (12.90%) Data Architect
6 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Data Centre Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Integration Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Applications Manager
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Architect
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
9 4 (6.45%) TOGAF Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
11 2 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
11 2 (3.23%) IT Manager
11 2 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (3.23%) Logistics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) Middleware
2 5 (8.06%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) LINQ
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) WCF
4 1 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.06%) Replication
5 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (17.74%) UML
4 9 (14.52%) High Availability
4 9 (14.52%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) IT Strategy
5 8 (12.90%) Microservices
5 8 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (11.29%) Network Design
6 7 (11.29%) Software Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Business Transformation
7 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.68%) SDLC
7 6 (9.68%) SOA
7 6 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (8.06%) CRM
8 5 (8.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) C#
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) ISEB
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.23%) CISMP
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.61%) CISSP
7 1 (1.61%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) GDPR
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Avaya
1 6 (9.68%) Dell
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Capita
2 3 (4.84%) MuleSoft
2 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.23%) BT
4 1 (1.61%) Casewise
4 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.61%) VMware