The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 105 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.053% 0.61% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 1.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
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- £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.37%
N-Tier
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
517 422 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.25% 31.95% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 244 178
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 26
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.84 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO