Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 163 147
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 -38
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 57 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.98% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 34
North West median daily rate £500 £485 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -9.77% +2.38%
10th Percentile £415 £407 £372
90th Percentile £615 £600 £646
England median daily rate £573 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -0.43% +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £41.75 - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 £73.34 £52.50
% change year-on-year +2.26% +39.70% +22.55%

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 4,413 4,922 4,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.08% 83.71% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,903 3,069 2,888
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 296 195
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £22.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.58% -26.06% +42.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £11.73
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £51.71
England median hourly rate £24.04 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.27% -18.00% +11.11%

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 13 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF in the North West over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 October 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 +28 22 £490 +4.26% 11
Lancashire +15 19 £500 +5.54%
Merseyside -4 6 £525 -
Cheshire +10 4 £625 +4.17%
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 27 (47.37%) Migration
2 18 (31.58%) ITIL
3 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (26.32%) Hadoop
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 14 (24.56%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
5 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
5 14 (24.56%) Tableau
5 14 (24.56%) Microservices
5 14 (24.56%) Apache Spark
6 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
7 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 12 (21.05%) Analytics
7 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
8 11 (19.30%) Data Architecture
9 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (17.54%) Python
9 10 (17.54%) Data Analytics
9 10 (17.54%) Target Operating Model
9 10 (17.54%) Data Ingestion
9 10 (17.54%) User Experience
9 10 (17.54%) Data Strategy
9 10 (17.54%) Data Science
9 10 (17.54%) Co-Creation
10 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
10 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared

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 14 (24.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) AWS
1 6 (10.53%) Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Power Platform
3 4 (7.02%) PaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Boomi
4 3 (5.26%) iPaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Office 365
5 2 (3.51%) GCP
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
3 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) Power BI
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
1 6 (10.53%) Police
1 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
2 5 (8.77%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (82.46%) Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 14 (24.56%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Integration Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Change Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Workday Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Change Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Project Change Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Data Centre Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Network Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Security Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) REST
3 5 (8.77%) JSON
3 5 (8.77%) Middleware
3 5 (8.77%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.75%) OAuth
5 1 (1.75%) OpenID
5 1 (1.75%) SAML
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) User Experience
3 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.28%) PKI
5 6 (10.53%) Driving Licence
6 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
7 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) HPUX
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Migration
2 18 (31.58%) ITIL
3 15 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
4 14 (24.56%) Domain-Driven Design
4 14 (24.56%) Microservices
5 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.05%) Analytics
7 11 (19.30%) Data Architecture
8 10 (17.54%) Co-Creation
8 10 (17.54%) Data Analytics
8 10 (17.54%) Data Ingestion
8 10 (17.54%) Data Science
8 10 (17.54%) Data Strategy
8 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.54%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) CISSP
4 4 (7.02%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCNP
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCDA
7 1 (1.75%) CCNA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSP
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) GMP
2 1 (1.75%) NIST
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) CASB
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Tableau
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 5 (8.77%) Intapp
3 5 (8.77%) MuleSoft
3 5 (8.77%) SnapLogic
3 5 (8.77%) Workday
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.51%) Google
5 2 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (1.75%) Sage
6 1 (1.75%) Samsung
6 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec