Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 January 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)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 263 234
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29 -9
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 924 986 1,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.98% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.14% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 571 752
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.46% +4.99%
10th Percentile £439 £411 £400
90th Percentile £713 £700 £687
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -7.56%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.90 £42.64
90th Percentile £82.55 £61.25 £97.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.34 £52.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +39.70% -4.55% -7.56%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86,640 86,344 82,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.00% 85.86% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,238 57,722 54,551
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.95%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,207 2,061 2,401
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% -1.18% -0.32%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.00%

TOGAF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TOGAF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TOGAF in the UK

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TOGAF.

Contractor daily rate trend for TOGAF in the UK

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOGAF in the UK

TOGAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOGAF in the UK

TOGAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TOGAF in the UK

TOGAF
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 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
England -11 855 £550 - 266
UK excluding London -7 622 £550 +4.76% 177
London -10 281 £610 +8.44% 107
South East -11 236 £550 +4.76% 64
North of England -9 124 £500 -4.76% 33
Midlands -3 88 £588 +11.90% 28
South West +1 74 £550 -9.09% 19
North West -18 62 £500 -3.38% 21
East Midlands +10 48 £600 +19.94% 9
East of England +7 46 £575 -8.00% 15
West Midlands +6 43 £600 +2.13% 19
Yorkshire -4 43 £500 -4.76% 11
Scotland -25 33 £540 +2.86% 12
Wales -10 25 £568 +35.12% 5
North East -3 19 £540 -13.60% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 261 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (24.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 210 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 193 (20.89%) Amazon AWS
5 191 (20.67%) Finance
6 184 (19.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 183 (19.81%) ITIL
8 152 (16.45%) TOGAF Certification
9 136 (14.72%) Security Cleared
10 130 (14.07%) Web Services
11 126 (13.64%) CISSP
12 116 (12.55%) Zachman Framework
13 113 (12.23%) Migration
13 113 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 113 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
14 110 (11.90%) DevOps
15 109 (11.80%) Information Security
16 108 (11.69%) Java
17 102 (11.04%) Oracle
18 100 (10.82%) SC Cleared
19 99 (10.71%) SaaS
19 99 (10.71%) SOA
20 98 (10.61%) Data Centre
21 97 (10.50%) Windows
22 94 (10.17%) Security Architecture
23 93 (10.06%) Linux
23 93 (10.06%) Degree
24 90 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
25 85 (9.20%) Middleware
26 83 (8.98%) UML

TOGAF
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 54 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.38%) Apache
3 21 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.73%) IIS
6 12 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.08%) JBoss
8 9 (0.97%) CMS
9 8 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.76%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.54%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.43%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.32%) HFM
3 3 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 193 (20.89%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (19.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (10.71%) SaaS
4 83 (8.98%) Office 365
5 78 (8.44%) PaaS
6 62 (6.71%) IaaS
7 40 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (3.14%) Serverless
9 25 (2.71%) Boomi
10 18 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (1.95%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.95%) AWS CloudTrail
10 18 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (1.95%) Route 53
10 18 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.52%) iPaaS
13 7 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.25%) Firewall
2 32 (3.46%) Network Security
3 31 (3.35%) WAN
4 30 (3.25%) DNS
5 25 (2.71%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.60%) LAN
7 21 (2.27%) SAN
7 21 (2.27%) VPN
8 15 (1.62%) Internet
8 15 (1.62%) NetScaler
9 13 (1.41%) DMZ
10 11 (1.19%) MPLS
11 10 (1.08%) DAB
12 9 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.97%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.87%) Cisco Firepower
13 8 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.87%) NFC
13 8 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
13 8 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.92%) Hadoop
4 24 (2.60%) Big Data
5 19 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (1.84%) Data Lake
6 17 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.62%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.19%) HBase
8 11 (1.19%) MySQL
9 9 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 6 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.65%) DB2
10 6 (0.65%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.65%) OLAP
10 6 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (1.52%) JIRA
2 13 (1.41%) SonarQube
3 9 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.87%) ERwin
5 7 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.65%) Maven
6 6 (0.65%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.43%) GitLab
7 4 (0.43%) Rational Rose
7 4 (0.43%) Toad
7 4 (0.43%) XMLSpy
8 3 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.22%) AppScan
9 2 (0.22%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.22%) Hudson
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.22%) ProC
9 2 (0.22%) RStudio
10 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 191 (20.67%) Finance
2 80 (8.66%) Retail
3 76 (8.23%) Banking
4 54 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.27%) Marketing
7 14 (1.52%) Back Office
7 14 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.52%) Legal
8 12 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.30%) Electronics
9 9 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.97%) Law
10 7 (0.76%) Publishing
11 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.32%) Billing
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 793 (85.82%) Architect
2 323 (34.96%) Solutions Architect
3 133 (14.39%) Security Architect
4 87 (9.42%) Enterprise Architect
5 74 (8.01%) Cloud Architect
5 74 (8.01%) Technical Architect
6 66 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 57 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 51 (5.52%) Lead Architect
9 43 (4.65%) TOGAF Architect
10 35 (3.79%) Applications Architect
11 34 (3.68%) Network Architect
12 32 (3.46%) Designer
13 31 (3.35%) AWS Architect
13 31 (3.35%) Azure Architect
14 28 (3.03%) Integration Architect
14 28 (3.03%) Senior Architect
15 26 (2.81%) Solutions Designer
16 24 (2.60%) Digital Architect
16 24 (2.60%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (14.07%) Web Services
2 85 (9.20%) Middleware
3 51 (5.52%) .NET
3 51 (5.52%) SOAP
4 48 (5.19%) XML
5 38 (4.11%) JSON
6 28 (3.03%) JSP
7 20 (2.16%) OAuth
8 19 (2.06%) J2EE
8 19 (2.06%) REST
9 17 (1.84%) RESTful
10 14 (1.52%) SAML
11 11 (1.19%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.19%) OpenID
12 10 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.87%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.87%) Spring
14 7 (0.76%) Natural Language Processing
14 7 (0.76%) Node.js
14 7 (0.76%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 77 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.22%) Public Cloud
5 24 (2.60%) Cloud Native
6 22 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.38%) PKI
7 20 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (1.73%) Enterprise Cloud
9 15 (1.62%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.19%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.08%) Replication
11 10 (1.08%) Smart Meter
12 9 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (10.50%) Windows
2 93 (10.06%) Linux
3 47 (5.09%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 29 (3.14%) Unix
6 24 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.06%) Solaris
8 15 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.97%) AIX
9 9 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.22%) Android
11 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (24.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 183 (19.81%) ITIL
4 116 (12.55%) Zachman Framework
5 113 (12.23%) Migration
5 113 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (11.90%) DevOps
7 109 (11.80%) Information Security
8 99 (10.71%) SOA
9 94 (10.17%) Security Architecture
10 90 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (8.98%) UML
12 81 (8.77%) Technical Architecture
13 77 (8.33%) SABSA
14 75 (8.12%) Microservices
15 72 (7.79%) SDLC
16 68 (7.36%) CRM
17 64 (6.93%) IT Strategy
18 62 (6.71%) Waterfall
19 60 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 108 (11.69%) Java
2 57 (6.17%) SQL
3 52 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 43 (4.65%) Python
5 36 (3.90%) C
6 31 (3.35%) C++
7 30 (3.25%) C#
8 17 (1.84%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.97%) Perl
10 7 (0.76%) VBA
11 6 (0.65%) ABAP
11 6 (0.65%) VB
11 6 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.54%) Java 8
13 4 (0.43%) Groovy
14 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.32%) PHP
14 3 (0.32%) Ruby
15 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (16.45%) TOGAF Certification
2 136 (14.72%) Security Cleared
3 126 (13.64%) CISSP
4 100 (10.82%) SC Cleared
5 93 (10.06%) Degree
6 65 (7.03%) CISM
7 41 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 37 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (2.81%) ISSAP
10 22 (2.38%) CISA
11 20 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (2.16%) MCSE
12 19 (2.06%) CCIE
13 17 (1.84%) CEH
13 17 (1.84%) SANS
14 14 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 14 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (1.52%) CREST Certified
14 14 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (5.63%) GDPR
3 49 (5.30%) PCI DSS
4 29 (3.14%) COBIT
5 28 (3.03%) HMG Infosec
5 28 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 28 (3.03%) JSP 440
6 22 (2.38%) QA
7 17 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 11 (1.19%) Data Quality
10 10 (1.08%) PMO
11 9 (0.97%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
12 8 (0.87%) ISO 22301
12 8 (0.87%) ISO 31000
12 8 (0.87%) SLA
13 5 (0.54%) PSD2
14 4 (0.43%) COSO
14 4 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.49%) Docker
4 17 (1.84%) vSphere
5 15 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.41%) XenApp
7 12 (1.30%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.87%) ISA Server
9 8 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.32%) Samba
13 3 (0.32%) XenServer
14 2 (0.22%) Squid
14 2 (0.22%) Varnish
14 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.84%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.73%) SCCM
3 11 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.87%) Nessus
5 8 (0.87%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 7 (0.76%) Data Guard
6 7 (0.76%) Kibana
6 7 (0.76%) logstash
7 6 (0.65%) Ansible
7 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.65%) Puppet
7 6 (0.65%) SCOM
8 5 (0.54%) CSIRT
8 5 (0.54%) Terraform
9 4 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 4 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.43%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 210 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.04%) Oracle
3 77 (8.33%) SAP
4 66 (7.14%) VMware
5 54 (5.84%) IBM
6 50 (5.41%) Cisco
7 43 (4.65%) Citrix
8 34 (3.68%) Google
9 26 (2.81%) Dell
10 22 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.27%) Juniper
12 19 (2.06%) Splunk
13 17 (1.84%) F5
14 16 (1.73%) Sitecore
15 14 (1.52%) ForgeRock
16 13 (1.41%) Avaya
17 11 (1.19%) McAfee
17 11 (1.19%) Qualys
18 10 (1.08%) CheckPoint
18 10 (1.08%) Mercator