The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 56 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 24 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.01% 1.01% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.26% 5.85% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 11
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£495 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £389 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.37% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
234 188 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.60% 17.20% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 94 74
Average daily rate £350 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 24
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £13.00 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +5 18 £475 +26.66% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (71.43%) Oracle
2 28 (66.67%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) SOA
3 26 (61.90%) OO
4 24 (57.14%) Scrum
4 24 (57.14%) TDD
4 24 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (52.38%) .NET
6 21 (50.00%) SQL
7 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET
8 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (40.48%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (40.48%) PL/SQL
10 16 (38.10%) MVC
11 15 (35.71%) Web Development
12 13 (30.95%) Waterfall
12 13 (30.95%) BDD
12 13 (30.95%) Finance
12 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
13 11 (26.19%) Oracle Applications
13 11 (26.19%) WCF
13 11 (26.19%) Matrix Management
13 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
13 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
14 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
15 9 (21.43%) NUnit
15 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
15 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (21.43%) WebSphere
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.76%) CICS
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) Papyrus
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.76%) Exstream
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) OLTP
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.43%) NUnit
2 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) International Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Development Manager
2 12 (28.57%) Web Manager
2 12 (28.57%) Web Development Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 10 (23.81%) Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Development Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planner
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
10 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (26.19%) WCF
5 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) Dojo
5 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (14.29%) Worklight
8 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.76%) Web Services
11 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) HACMP
2 1 (2.38%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) AIX
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) SOA
2 26 (61.90%) OO
3 24 (57.14%) Scrum
3 24 (57.14%) TDD
3 24 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (40.48%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (38.10%) MVC
6 15 (35.71%) Web Development
7 13 (30.95%) Waterfall
7 13 (30.95%) BDD
7 13 (30.95%) PRINCE2
8 11 (26.19%) Matrix Management
9 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
12 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) PL/SQL
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.43%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.38%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) NetApp
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (4.76%) Intel
5 2 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) SAP