The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 66 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.56% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£290 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.37% -
N-Tier
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
184 117 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.32% 22.37% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 57 84
Average daily rate £280 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £40.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.30% +89.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle