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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 58 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 21 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.80% 1.14% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.39% 4.92% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
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£475 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £314 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £445 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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
284 244 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.36% 23.11% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 100 117
Average daily rate £346 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £22.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +7 15 £400 +6.66%
High Wycombe - - - -
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 29 (67.44%) C#
2 29 (67.44%) SOA
3 27 (62.79%) OO
3 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) TDD
4 25 (58.14%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (58.14%) Scrum
5 24 (55.81%) Coaching
6 22 (51.16%) .NET
7 21 (48.84%) SQL
8 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
9 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (39.53%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
11 16 (37.21%) MVC
12 15 (34.88%) Web Development
13 14 (32.56%) People Management
14 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
14 13 (30.23%) BDD
14 13 (30.23%) Finance
14 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
15 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
15 12 (27.91%) WCF
16 11 (25.58%) Oracle Applications
16 11 (25.58%) Matrix Management
16 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
17 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
17 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
17 10 (23.26%) NUnit

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (23.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Papyrus
3 2 (4.65%) CICS
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.65%) Exstream
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) OLTP
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.26%) NUnit
2 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.33%) International Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Development Manager
2 12 (27.91%) Web Manager
2 12 (27.91%) Web Development Manager
3 11 (25.58%) Developer
4 10 (23.26%) Architect
5 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (18.60%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 6 (13.95%) Technical Architect
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.98%) Technical Development Manager
10 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
11 2 (4.65%) Consultant
11 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planner
12 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
12 1 (2.33%) Release Manager
12 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
12 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (27.91%) WCF
5 10 (23.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (20.93%) Dojo
6 9 (20.93%) HTML
7 8 (18.60%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (13.95%) Worklight
9 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (4.65%) Web Services
12 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (9.30%) UNIX
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) AIX
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) SOA
2 27 (62.79%) OO
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (58.14%) TDD
3 25 (58.14%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (58.14%) Scrum
4 24 (55.81%) Coaching
5 17 (39.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 16 (37.21%) MVC
7 15 (34.88%) Web Development
8 14 (32.56%) People Management
9 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
9 13 (30.23%) BDD
9 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
10 11 (25.58%) Matrix Management
11 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
11 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
12 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) PL/SQL
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.65%) BMC
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) Intel
6 1 (2.33%) SAP