The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 38 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 1.23% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £380 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +21.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - £51.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 81 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.02% 22.50% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 40
Average daily rate £338 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the Cambridge region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

N-Tier
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Bing Maps
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Google Maps API
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) IIS

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Google Maps API
1 2 (66.67%) Bing Maps
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft