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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 82 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 1.40% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£273 £213 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -40.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
400 286 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.61% 25.86% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 145 156
Average daily rate £350 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 28
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.62 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Wigan - - - -
N-Tier
North West

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 8 (47.06%) SOA
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) SUSE
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) Release Management
5 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
5 5 (29.41%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) MS Access
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) HPUX
5 5 (29.41%) Linux

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) MS Access
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Tester
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) HPUX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) SOA
3 7 (41.18%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Release Management
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) ATDD
7 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (11.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) SAP