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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 83 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 1.06% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 5.02% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
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£463 £398 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% +44.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
338 219 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.30% 21.18% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 101 103
Average daily rate £345 £313 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £19.20 £38.00
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 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
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 21 November 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 -14 6 £463 +15.98%
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 18 (52.94%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) OO
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) TDD
3 17 (50.00%) SOA
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (47.06%) Scrum
5 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 14 (41.18%) .NET
5 14 (41.18%) Web Development
5 14 (41.18%) Coaching
6 13 (38.24%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
6 13 (38.24%) MVC
7 12 (35.29%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
8 11 (32.35%) People Management
8 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
9 10 (29.41%) BDD
10 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
10 9 (26.47%) Dojo
10 9 (26.47%) HTML
10 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
10 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
10 9 (26.47%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
11 8 (23.53%) IBM

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) CICS
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.76%) OLTP
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.76%) NUnit
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.94%) International Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Development Manager
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Web Development Manager
2 12 (35.29%) Web Manager
3 8 (23.53%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Development Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planner
8 1 (2.94%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Development Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
1 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) Dojo
4 8 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (17.65%) Worklight
6 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (11.76%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (5.88%) HACMP
2 2 (5.88%) DTV
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) OO
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) TDD
2 17 (50.00%) SOA
2 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) Web Development
4 14 (41.18%) Coaching
5 13 (38.24%) MVC
5 13 (38.24%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (32.35%) People Management
6 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
6 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
7 10 (29.41%) BDD
8 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
9 8 (23.53%) Matrix Management
10 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.76%) Service Management
10 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C#
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) PL/SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.94%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Intel
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (5.88%) EMC
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) BMC
5 2 (5.88%) 3PAR