The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 71 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£255 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 162 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.04% 17.55% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 92 132
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £489 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £14.88 £27.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.90% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £12.20 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £13.90
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 Leeds

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
7 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) Web Development
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) WPF
8 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
8 3 (23.08%) COBIT
8 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) CMMI
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (15.38%) Eclipse

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
6 3 (23.08%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 1 (7.69%) Spring
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) CMMI
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) COBIT
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Perforce
2 2 (15.38%) FatWire