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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
England / North East
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
328 299 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.35% 33.33% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 184 130
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +57.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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