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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank - 129 143
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.45% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 -
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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
726 673 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.11% 25.68% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 338 287
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 29
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle