The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.10% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 -
N-Tier
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
109 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.86% 27.65% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 45
Average daily rate £313 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £196 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% +0.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Cardiff region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Concordion
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) ANSI SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) UDDI
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Concordion
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Mojolicious
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) UDDI
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ANSI SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle