The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 64 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.60% 0.11% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 0.41% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 -
N-Tier
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
199 245 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.75% 27.71% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 115 111
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Pega
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) JSP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior JSP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) DOM
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Pega
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase