The first 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 30 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 Buckinghamshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 52 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 32 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.44% 1.54% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.81% 8.29% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 6
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£495 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £353 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
271 193 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.62% 18.63% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 102 63
Average daily rate £350 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 22
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £13.70 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
N-Tier
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +13 26 £490 +30.66% 2
High Wycombe - - - -
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (68.18%) Oracle
2 28 (63.64%) C#
2 28 (63.64%) SOA
3 26 (59.09%) OO
4 24 (54.55%) .NET
4 24 (54.55%) Scrum
4 24 (54.55%) TDD
4 24 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (47.73%) SQL
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (38.64%) Domain-Driven Design
8 17 (38.64%) PL/SQL
9 16 (36.36%) MVC
10 15 (34.09%) Web Development
11 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
11 13 (29.55%) BDD
11 13 (29.55%) Finance
11 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
11 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
12 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
12 11 (25.00%) Dojo
12 11 (25.00%) WCF
12 11 (25.00%) Matrix Management
12 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 11 (25.00%) Objective-C
12 11 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 11 (25.00%) HTML
13 10 (22.73%) IBM

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Papyrus
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) CICS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.55%) Exstream
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) OLTP
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (20.45%) NUnit
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) International Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Development Manager
2 12 (27.27%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Web Manager
2 12 (27.27%) Web Development Manager
3 10 (22.73%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Development Manager
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planner
10 2 (4.55%) Consultant
11 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) .NET
2 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (25.00%) Dojo
4 11 (25.00%) WCF
4 11 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (20.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (18.18%) Worklight
8 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.55%) Web Services
11 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) HACMP
2 1 (2.27%) DTV
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (9.09%) UNIX
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) SOA
2 26 (59.09%) OO
3 24 (54.55%) Scrum
3 24 (54.55%) TDD
3 24 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (38.64%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (36.36%) MVC
6 15 (34.09%) Web Development
7 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
7 13 (29.55%) BDD
7 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
8 11 (25.00%) Matrix Management
8 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
12 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) PL/SQL
4 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) IBM
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.55%) BMC
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (2.27%) SAP