The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank - 78 66
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.32% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -28.20%
N-Tier
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
558 388 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.61% 35.34% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 228 129
Median daily rate £340 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 33
Median hourly rate £23.50 £25.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% +39.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the North East

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) MDX
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) VBA
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Data Management
4 3 (50.00%) Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bower
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NuGet
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) MDX
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) StructureMap
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) VBA
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Spiceworks