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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 68 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50
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
263 343 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.92% 30.11% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 233 120
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £313 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £537 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Perforce
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Mockito
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) FindBugs
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) JSP

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 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Informix
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Mockito
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (40.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (40.00%) FindBugs
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Introscope
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Typography
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Perforce
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Compuware
3 1 (20.00%) HP