The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 60 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.61% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-54.00% -
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
153 115 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.11% 19.33% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 39
Average daily rate £300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £255 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £94.05 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+623.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.10 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £111.60 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
N-Tier
West Midlands

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 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) MS Access
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) HPUX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) WURFL
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO