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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 68 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.55% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 2.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£525 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +9.46%
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
297 149 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.56% 20.55% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 73 57
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £137 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £18.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 December 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 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) SOA
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Coaching
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) Dojo
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (20.00%) OLTP
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (5.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Web Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planner
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) Dojo
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (15.00%) Worklight
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) OO
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) TDD
1 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) SOA
3 7 (35.00%) Coaching
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (20.00%) People Management
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Intel
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.00%) BMC
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) SAP