Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 141 168
Rank change year-on-year -18 +27 -71
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 43 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.97% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.16% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 28
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £555 £473 £351
90th Percentile £671 £738 £656
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £59.00 -
England median hourly rate £73.34 £52.50 £42.84
% change year-on-year +39.70% +22.55% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,294 3,895 5,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.13% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,575 2,480 3,111
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.63 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

TOGAF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing TOGAF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for TOGAF in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOGAF in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TOGAF in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TOGAF in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TOGAF in the West Midlands

TOGAF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TOGAF within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Shropshire -35 16 £600 +4.35% 1
Birmingham +5 10 £600 +14.29% 9
Coventry -7 9 £600 +11.63% 3
Warwickshire +1 6 £574 +2.91% 1
Solihull -3 1 £575 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for TOGAF.

1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Middleware
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (32.56%) SOA
5 13 (30.23%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) TDD
7 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
7 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (23.26%) Project Management
8 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.26%) CITP
8 10 (23.26%) Microservices
8 10 (23.26%) API Design
8 10 (23.26%) IT Strategy
8 10 (23.26%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (20.93%) Office 365
9 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (20.93%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
10 8 (18.60%) CISSP
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
11 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
12 6 (13.95%) Finance

TOGAF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (13.95%) Documentum
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.93%) Office 365
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (9.30%) GitHub
4 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (9.30%) PaaS
5 2 (4.65%) SaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 3 (6.98%) Skype
3 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) GitLab
2 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Architect
2 28 (65.12%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (20.93%) AWS Architect
4 8 (18.60%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (13.95%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.95%) Security Architect
6 6 (13.95%) VMware Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Azure Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Information Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (9.30%) IT Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Messaging Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Middleware
2 4 (9.30%) OAuth
2 4 (9.30%) OAuth2
2 4 (9.30%) SAML
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) SOA
3 13 (30.23%) ITIL
4 12 (27.91%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
6 10 (23.26%) API Design
6 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.26%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (23.26%) IT Strategy
6 10 (23.26%) Microservices
6 10 (23.26%) Project Management
6 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
7 9 (20.93%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Migration
8 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
8 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CITP
2 8 (18.60%) CISSP
3 4 (9.30%) CEH
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.30%) CISM
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CCNP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) GDPR
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) VMware
2 6 (13.95%) Pega
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat