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 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 65 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.81% 1.50% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 6.75% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
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£400 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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
227 163 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.18% 22.21% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 69 93
Average daily rate £360 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.00 £15.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 20 October 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 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 21 (70.00%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) OO
2 21 (70.00%) SOA
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 19 (63.33%) TDD
4 19 (63.33%) Scrum
4 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (63.33%) Coaching
5 17 (56.67%) .NET
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
6 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
6 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (53.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 15 (50.00%) MVC
8 14 (46.67%) Web Development
8 14 (46.67%) People Management
9 13 (43.33%) Finance
10 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
10 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
10 12 (40.00%) BDD
11 11 (36.67%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (36.67%) Matrix Management
12 5 (16.67%) SCCM
12 5 (16.67%) WCF
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) CICS
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) OLTP
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (16.67%) NUnit
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) International Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Development Manager
2 11 (36.67%) Web Development Manager
2 11 (36.67%) Web Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Development Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planner
7 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
1 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
2 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (16.67%) WCF
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) Dojo
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (10.00%) Worklight
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.33%) HACMP
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) OO
1 21 (70.00%) SOA
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) TDD
2 19 (63.33%) Scrum
2 19 (63.33%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (63.33%) Coaching
3 16 (53.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 15 (50.00%) MVC
5 14 (46.67%) People Management
5 14 (46.67%) Web Development
6 12 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 12 (40.00%) BDD
6 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (36.67%) Matrix Management
8 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) Intel
4 2 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) SAP