Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 140 122
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +18
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 74 94 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.65% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 102
North West median daily rate £500 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.33% +2.87%
10th Percentile £412 £393 £413
90th Percentile £610 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +2.38% +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
North West median hourly rate - £47.50 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.17% -
England median hourly rate £53.50 £42.84 £59.50
% change year-on-year +24.88% -28.00% +35.30%

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 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Manchester +36 51 £515 -1.90% 8
Cheshire -10 14 £450 -14.29%
Lancashire -4 2 £488 -18.75%
Merseyside +3 1 - - 3
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 27 (36.49%) COBIT
2 21 (28.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (25.68%) ITIL
4 17 (22.97%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (17.57%) CESG
5 13 (17.57%) SOA
5 13 (17.57%) Web Services
5 13 (17.57%) Project Management
6 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.22%) Information Security
6 12 (16.22%) Security Architecture
6 12 (16.22%) SABSA
7 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (14.86%) PCI DSS
7 11 (14.86%) Finance
7 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (14.86%) CISSP
7 11 (14.86%) Service Management
7 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
8 10 (13.51%) ISSAP
8 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (10.81%) JSON
10 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
10 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.46%) .NET
10 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.46%) Service Design
10 7 (9.46%) IT Strategy
10 7 (9.46%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Office 365
4 3 (4.05%) Yammer
5 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.70%) PaaS
5 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SMS
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) VPN
2 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Skype
3 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) Star Schema
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.35%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) ERwin
2 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Architect
2 21 (28.38%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Designer
3 10 (13.51%) Security Designer
4 6 (8.11%) Information Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Service Architect
4 6 (8.11%) TOGAF Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Data Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Digital Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Architecture Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Head of Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 8 (10.81%) JSON
3 7 (9.46%) .NET
4 6 (8.11%) XML
5 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.41%) CSS
5 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 4 (5.41%) Middleware
5 4 (5.41%) REST
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.05%) OAuth
6 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.05%) WCF
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) ADO.NET
7 2 (2.70%) Ajax
7 2 (2.70%) LINQ
7 2 (2.70%) SAML
7 2 (2.70%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) CESG
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.76%) CMDB
5 3 (4.05%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.35%) Life Science
7 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (25.68%) ITIL
3 17 (22.97%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (17.57%) Project Management
4 13 (17.57%) SOA
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.22%) Information Security
5 12 (16.22%) SABSA
5 12 (16.22%) Security Architecture
6 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.86%) Service Management
7 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (9.46%) Information Architecture
8 7 (9.46%) IT Strategy
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL V3
8 7 (9.46%) Service Design
9 6 (8.11%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL V2
10 5 (6.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) C#
2 4 (5.41%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.05%) SQL
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
4 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) XPath
5 1 (1.35%) COBOL
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) CISSP
2 10 (13.51%) ISSAP
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) IISP
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.35%) CISMP
7 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.49%) COBIT
2 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (14.86%) PCI DSS
3 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (8.11%) Data Quality
5 4 (5.41%) GMP
5 4 (5.41%) QA
6 1 (1.35%) GDPR
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
1 5 (6.76%) SCOM
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
3 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.35%) CA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) IDERA