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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 73 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 1.88% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 -
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
329 373 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.67% 31.53% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 163 133
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 20
Average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Intel
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (50.00%) OLTP
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
4 7 (38.89%) AIX
4 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 7 (38.89%) Requirements Management
4 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Retail
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Clustering
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) HACMP
5 6 (33.33%) GPFS

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (50.00%) OLTP
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Development Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Development Manager
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Architect
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Velocity
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) HACMP
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Unix
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) AIX
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Requirements Management
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JCL
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) GPFS
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Intel
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft