The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 130 127 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.036% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.13% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£294 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - £51.50
N-Tier
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
714 788 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.30% 28.07% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 385 205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.22 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the Berkshire region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Berkshire region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 5 £325 -7.14%
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Ext JS
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Product Management
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) ArchiMate
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) WSDL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Ext JS
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) EAI
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) ArchiMate
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft