The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.08% -
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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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.43% 23.88% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 37
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £206 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £350 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -48.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £36.75 £40.20
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 Lancashire

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

N-Tier
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Telerik
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Telerik
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase