The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 60 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 12 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 1.49% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.97% 6.40% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
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£400 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 172 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.45% 23.34% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 69 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 29 (80.56%) Oracle
2 27 (75.00%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) SOA
3 25 (69.44%) OO
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (63.89%) TDD
4 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (63.89%) Coaching
4 23 (63.89%) Scrum
5 21 (58.33%) .NET
6 20 (55.56%) SQL
7 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
8 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (44.44%) PL/SQL
10 15 (41.67%) MVC
11 14 (38.89%) People Management
11 14 (38.89%) Web Development
12 13 (36.11%) Finance
13 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
13 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
13 12 (33.33%) BDD
14 11 (30.56%) WCF
14 11 (30.56%) Matrix Management
14 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
14 11 (30.56%) Oracle Applications
15 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
15 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
15 9 (25.00%) NUnit

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) Papyrus
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) CICS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.56%) Exstream
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) OLTP
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (25.00%) NUnit
2 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.78%) International Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Development Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Web Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Web Development Manager
3 10 (27.78%) Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Release Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (30.56%) WCF
5 9 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) Dojo
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
8 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (8.33%) Worklight
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (5.56%) Web Services
10 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) HACMP
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) AIX
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) SOA
2 25 (69.44%) OO
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) TDD
3 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (63.89%) Coaching
3 23 (63.89%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (41.67%) MVC
6 14 (38.89%) People Management
6 14 (38.89%) Web Development
7 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 12 (33.33%) BDD
8 11 (30.56%) Matrix Management
9 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 4 (11.11%) NetApp
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 2 (5.56%) BMC
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) Intel
6 1 (2.78%) SAP