The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 Essex 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 61 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.64% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 2.15% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -42.85%
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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
173 93 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.12% 21.93% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 53
Average daily rate £350 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £454 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 11
Average hourly rate £28.25 £28.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £19.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
N-Tier
East of England

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Essex

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £400 -
Chelmsford - 1 £425 -
Braintree - - - -
N-Tier
East of England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (88.89%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (66.67%) EAI
3 6 (66.67%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) XSD
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) XML Schema
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Data Management
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (22.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
1 2 (22.22%) IPv4
1 2 (22.22%) IPv6
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) XSD
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) XML Schema
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (66.67%) EAI
3 6 (66.67%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft