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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 137 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.22% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
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£493 £435 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £357 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 -
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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
907 740 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.93% 31.24% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 361 356
Average daily rate £330 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 90 98
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 October 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 - 9 £493 - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (62.50%) XML
2 13 (54.17%) OO
2 13 (54.17%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) MVC
3 12 (50.00%) UML
4 11 (45.83%) XSLT
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) ETL
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (29.17%) Struts
7 7 (29.17%) C#
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Spring
8 6 (25.00%) Java EE
8 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.83%) CSS
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
6 2 (8.33%) DTS
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (4.17%) OLTP
7 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) XSLT
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 9 (37.50%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) Struts
5 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 6 (25.00%) Java EE
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) JMS
9 3 (12.50%) J2EE
9 3 (12.50%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (12.50%) WPF
9 3 (12.50%) WF
9 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) OO
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) UML
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 9 (37.50%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
9 3 (12.50%) SOA
10 2 (8.33%) Network Design
10 2 (8.33%) Service Management
10 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.33%) Web Design
10 2 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods