The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 84 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.90% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 2.95% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00
N-Tier
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
320 305 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.22% 30.65% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 203 110
Median daily rate £425 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £20.19 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £394 -
Crewe - 2 £374 - 1
N-Tier
North West

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) SonarQube
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) FindBugs
3 5 (71.43%) Mockito
3 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Security
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) Checkstyle
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (71.43%) Java EE
3 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Perforce
3 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) IBM

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Checkstyle
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) FindBugs
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) Mockito
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) SonarQube
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) Java EE
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
3 5 (71.43%) JSP
3 5 (71.43%) Servlets
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Security
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) XSLT
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Typography
4 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
5 1 (14.29%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Perforce
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft