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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 71 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 12 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.12% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 0.81% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 9
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £343
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.16%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 123 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.17% 14.75% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 55 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 12 £400 +23.07%
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (81.25%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) OO
2 10 (62.50%) SOA
2 10 (62.50%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) NUnit
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) SCCM
4 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) Objective-C

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Papyrus
3 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (56.25%) NUnit
3 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) NMock
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) WCF
2 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Dojo
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Worklight
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) OO
1 10 (62.50%) SOA
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) HP