The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank - 55 55
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.23% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.62% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate
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- £310 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
N-Tier
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 173 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.43% 26.70% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 118 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £514 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £20.30 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.25% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £12.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £23.70 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (25.00%) WURFL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AccuRev