Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 147 110
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37 +30
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 71 63 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.32% 1.06% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.26% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 102
North West median daily rate £500 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +8.25%
10th Percentile £417 £423 £421
90th Percentile £600 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £54.50 £55.00 £53.81
% change year-on-year -0.91% +2.21% -

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 4,489 4,994 6,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.42% 84.30% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,903 3,238 4,057
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £261 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 168 278
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.50 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.74% -8.79% +48.19%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +46 52 £495 +3.13% 12
Cheshire -17 13 £538 -6.52%
Lancashire -9 3 £500 -16.67% 2
Merseyside +13 1 £575 -4.17% 6
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 22 (30.99%) Enterprise Architecture
1 22 (30.99%) COBIT
2 19 (26.76%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) Information Security
3 14 (19.72%) CESG
3 14 (19.72%) Security Architecture
4 13 (18.31%) CISSP
5 12 (16.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (16.90%) SABSA
6 11 (15.49%) Information Architecture
6 11 (15.49%) Project Management
6 11 (15.49%) UML
7 10 (14.08%) ITIL
7 10 (14.08%) Java
7 10 (14.08%) .NET
7 10 (14.08%) Service Management
7 10 (14.08%) ISSAP
7 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
7 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (12.68%) Middleware
8 9 (12.68%) Web Services
8 9 (12.68%) SOA
9 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
9 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.86%) Service Design
10 7 (9.86%) Business Process Modelling
11 6 (8.45%) Management Information System

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 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Rational Rose
2 4 (5.63%) ReSharper
2 4 (5.63%) SonarQube
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) ERwin
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Law
2 4 (5.63%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (74.65%) Architect
2 19 (26.76%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Designer
4 10 (14.08%) Security Designer
5 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Information Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.86%) TOGAF Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Service Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Architecture Manager
10 2 (2.82%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Transformation
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Transformation Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Head of Architecture
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
3 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.63%) ADO.NET
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.63%) LINQ
4 4 (5.63%) REST
4 4 (5.63%) WCF
4 4 (5.63%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) XML Schema
4 4 (5.63%) XSLT
5 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) CESG
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) RIA
6 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Android
1 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
1 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (26.76%) Zachman Framework
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) Information Security
3 14 (19.72%) Security Architecture
4 12 (16.90%) SABSA
5 11 (15.49%) Information Architecture
5 11 (15.49%) Project Management
5 11 (15.49%) UML
6 10 (14.08%) ITIL
6 10 (14.08%) Service Management
7 9 (12.68%) SOA
8 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.86%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (9.86%) Service Design
10 6 (8.45%) CRM
10 6 (8.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Java
2 5 (7.04%) C#
3 4 (5.63%) XPath
4 3 (4.23%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) COBOL
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) CISSP
2 10 (14.08%) ISSAP
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.23%) CISM
5 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.82%) IISP
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.41%) CISMP
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.99%) COBIT
2 12 (16.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (14.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (8.45%) QA
5 4 (5.63%) GMP
6 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.41%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
1 3 (4.23%) SCOM
2 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Casewise
2 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) IDERA
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) Xamarin