Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 126 148
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 -55
Contract jobs citing TOGAF 61 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.18% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.42% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 36
West Midlands median daily rate £568 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% -2.27% +29.41%
10th Percentile £500 £428 £363
90th Percentile £688 £611 £669
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +16.43% -30.00% -2.37%

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 4,332 3,673 5,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.29% 83.14% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,606 2,311 2,903
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 134 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £36.65 £49.25 £38.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 July 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 July 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 -15 20 £610 +6.09%
Warwickshire -3 13 £550 +1.85% 1
Birmingham -18 12 £525 +16.67% 7
Coventry -13 7 £550 +2.33% 5
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
TOGAF
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) ITIL
3 18 (29.51%) Zachman Framework
4 17 (27.87%) Project Management
4 17 (27.87%) Middleware
5 15 (24.59%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (21.31%) Pega
6 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (21.31%) TDD
6 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
6 13 (21.31%) SOA
6 13 (21.31%) Documentum
6 13 (21.31%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (18.03%) Finance
8 11 (18.03%) Migration
8 11 (18.03%) IT Strategy
9 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
9 10 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (16.39%) VMware
9 10 (16.39%) RUP
9 10 (16.39%) CISSP
10 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (14.75%) Case Management
11 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 13 (21.31%) Documentum
2 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.31%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (9.84%) Office 365
5 2 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Skype
2 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) MPLS
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) SNMP
3 1 (1.64%) VLAN
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (90.16%) Architect
2 26 (42.62%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (21.31%) AWS Architect
4 11 (18.03%) IT Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Security Architect
6 9 (14.75%) TOGAF Architect
7 6 (9.84%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (9.84%) VMware Architect
8 5 (8.20%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (8.20%) IT Security Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Zachman Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Lead Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Information Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) ITIL
3 18 (29.51%) Zachman Framework
4 17 (27.87%) Project Management
5 15 (24.59%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
6 13 (21.31%) SOA
6 13 (21.31%) TDD
6 13 (21.31%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (18.03%) IT Strategy
8 11 (18.03%) Migration
9 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (16.39%) RUP
9 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
10 9 (14.75%) Case Management
11 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
13 6 (9.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CISSP
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.20%) GSEC
2 5 (8.20%) ISSAP
2 5 (8.20%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (6.56%) CCNA
3 4 (6.56%) CITP
4 3 (4.92%) CCNP
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.84%) COBIT
3 6 (9.84%) GDPR
4 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) NFS
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Ansible
1 4 (6.56%) BladeLogic
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Pega
2 10 (16.39%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) BMC
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Avaya
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat