The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank - 87 95
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.76% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
N-Tier
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
458 396 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.57% 27.39% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 215 197
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 36
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.98 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) CMS

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Separation of Concerns
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Pega