The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 85 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.075% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £345
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.16%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 125 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.34% 16.53% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 55 81
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
N-Tier
Scotland

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) SAML
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) JAAS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SAML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) JAAS
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM