Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 170 121
Rank change year-on-year +14 -49 +11
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 62 33 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.58% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.70% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 98
North West median daily rate £506 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £449 £327 £404
90th Percentile £638 £650 £654
England median daily rate £565 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.75 £43.75 £45.17
% change year-on-year -6.86% -3.14% -23.44%

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 5,163 4,740 6,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.54% 82.65% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,275 2,896 3,904
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 203 191
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +29.63% -1.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.34 £51.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -20 21 £538 -14.00% 5
Lancashire - 18 £495 - 1
Cheshire -2 12 £600 +71.43% 3
Merseyside +22 7 £425 -15.00% 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (22.58%) Java
4 13 (20.97%) Information Security
5 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.74%) Web Services
6 11 (17.74%) CESG
6 11 (17.74%) Zachman Framework
6 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
6 11 (17.74%) Node.js
7 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 10 (16.13%) Microservices
8 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.52%) Python
8 9 (14.52%) .NET
8 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (12.90%) Information Security Management
9 8 (12.90%) Security Management
9 8 (12.90%) SQL
9 8 (12.90%) JSON
9 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
9 8 (12.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (11.29%) IISP
10 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
10 7 (11.29%) Ruby
10 7 (11.29%) PHP
10 7 (11.29%) COBOL
10 7 (11.29%) HTML
10 7 (11.29%) UML

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 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Boomi
1 4 (6.45%) iPaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Converged Networks
1 4 (6.45%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Law
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Architect
2 22 (35.48%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (17.74%) Security Architect
4 9 (14.52%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Designer
5 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Digital Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Security Designer
7 3 (4.84%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) SOA Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (1.61%) Architecture Manager
9 1 (1.61%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Node.js
1 11 (17.74%) Web Services
2 9 (14.52%) .NET
3 8 (12.90%) JSON
4 7 (11.29%) CSS
4 7 (11.29%) HTML
5 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.06%) Middleware
5 5 (8.06%) OAuth
6 4 (6.45%) Polymer
7 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.23%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.61%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
8 1 (1.61%) XML
8 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) CESG
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) New Media
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (20.97%) Information Security
4 11 (17.74%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.13%) Microservices
6 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) Information Security Management
7 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
7 8 (12.90%) Security Management
8 7 (11.29%) UML
9 6 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (9.68%) DevOps
9 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) SABSA
9 6 (9.68%) SOA
10 5 (8.06%) ArchiMate
10 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.06%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.52%) Python
4 8 (12.90%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) COBOL
5 7 (11.29%) PHP
5 7 (11.29%) Ruby
6 6 (9.68%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (11.29%) IISP
5 6 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (9.68%) CISMP
5 6 (9.68%) CISSP
5 6 (9.68%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (4.84%) ISEB
6 3 (4.84%) ISSAP
7 2 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.23%) CISM
8 1 (1.61%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.84%) COBIT
3 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Dell
4 3 (4.84%) BMC
4 3 (4.84%) Casewise
4 3 (4.84%) Siebel
4 3 (4.84%) Snow
4 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) BT
6 1 (1.61%) Kony
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) SAP