The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 132 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 17 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 3.60% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Average daily rate £443 £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £345
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.16%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 445 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.05% 19.30% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 217 302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
N-Tier
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -2 5 £425 +3.03% 4
Essex -15 5 £413 +106.25%
Cambridgeshire -18 2 £435 -20.90% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 5
Norfolk - - - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (75.00%) .NET
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (62.50%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) XML
4 21 (52.50%) Web Services
5 19 (47.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (37.50%) Oracle
7 14 (35.00%) SOA
7 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
8 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
8 13 (32.50%) Data Modelling
9 12 (30.00%) UML
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (27.50%) ETL
10 11 (27.50%) MVC
10 11 (27.50%) TDD
10 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) SOAP
11 10 (25.00%) XSD
12 9 (22.50%) XSLT
12 9 (22.50%) CSS
12 9 (22.50%) HTML
12 9 (22.50%) XML Schema
12 9 (22.50%) Ajax
12 9 (22.50%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.00%) Papyrus
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Node.js
4 2 (5.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
1 2 (5.00%) IPv4
1 2 (5.00%) IPv6
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (5.00%) MySQL
9 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 15 (37.50%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (22.50%) Technical Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Architect
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) XML
3 21 (52.50%) Web Services
4 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.00%) SOAP
6 10 (25.00%) XSD
7 9 (22.50%) XSLT
7 9 (22.50%) CSS
7 9 (22.50%) HTML
7 9 (22.50%) XML Schema
7 9 (22.50%) Ajax
7 9 (22.50%) jQuery
8 8 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (20.00%) WPF
8 8 (20.00%) WF
8 8 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 8 (20.00%) LINQ
9 7 (17.50%) J2EE
10 5 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.00%) Taxonomies
4 3 (7.50%) Open Source
5 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.00%) W3C
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) SOA
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
2 13 (32.50%) Data Modelling
3 12 (30.00%) UML
4 11 (27.50%) ETL
4 11 (27.50%) MVC
4 11 (27.50%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.00%) EAI
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (10.00%) Information Architecture
10 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
10 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.00%) Content Management
11 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) webMethods