The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 139 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 8 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.48% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
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£493 £338 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.92% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £338 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £435 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 8 £493 - 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (68.18%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) UML
3 12 (54.55%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) MVC
4 11 (50.00%) XSLT
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) ETL
7 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
7 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
8 7 (31.82%) Spring
8 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
8 7 (31.82%) Struts
8 7 (31.82%) .NET
9 6 (27.27%) C#
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
9 6 (27.27%) Java EE
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
10 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) DTS
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.09%) Neo4j
7 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) OLTP
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) XSLT
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 7 (31.82%) Spring
4 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Struts
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) Java EE
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) JMS
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (13.64%) WPF
8 3 (13.64%) WF
8 3 (13.64%) Silverlight
8 3 (13.64%) LINQ
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) UML
1 12 (54.55%) OO
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) ETL
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Database Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) OOD
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) webMethods
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) SAP