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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 57 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.81% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 3.60% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£310 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
163 139 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.19% 22.53% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 91 35
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -28.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.95 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.90 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP