Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 134 127
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 42 67 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.70% 1.16% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.41% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 80
North West median daily rate £475 £515 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.77% -6.36% +8.91%
10th Percentile £408 £412 £399
90th Percentile £640 £620 £688
England median daily rate £575 £545 £525
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.81% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £73.34 £53.50 £42.84
% change year-on-year +37.08% +24.88% -28.00%

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 4,979 4,737 5,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.05% 82.25% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 3,023 3,792
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 200 179
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +28.30% -31.05%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.15 £48.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -36 19 £463 -11.90% 10
Lancashire -6 14 £475 -2.56% 2
Cheshire -13 6 £600 +33.33% 9
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Web Services
3 11 (26.19%) UML
3 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) Microservices
6 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (19.05%) Network Design
7 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (16.67%) SOA
7 7 (16.67%) SAN
7 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (14.29%) Data Privacy
8 6 (14.29%) iPaaS
8 6 (14.29%) Boomi
8 6 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
8 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
8 6 (14.29%) Dell
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 6 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (14.29%) IDEF
8 6 (14.29%) Retail
8 6 (14.29%) Project Planning

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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Boomi
2 6 (14.29%) iPaaS
3 3 (7.14%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Rational Rose
1 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Architect
2 19 (45.24%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Integration Architect
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Architecture Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) Middleware
3 4 (9.52%) Node.js
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) LINQ
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.90%) Replication
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (26.19%) UML
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) Microservices
5 8 (19.05%) Network Design
6 7 (16.67%) SOA
6 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (14.29%) Data Flow Diagram
7 6 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 6 (14.29%) IDEF
7 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CISMP
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Dell
2 3 (7.14%) MuleSoft
2 3 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.76%) Avaya
3 2 (4.76%) BT
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) Casewise
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Kony
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Snow
4 1 (2.38%) VMware