The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 147 161 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.048% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.16% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Median daily rate £288 £593 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% +82.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £593 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £593 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1139 1221 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.68% 29.09% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 747 526
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the North West

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 3 £288 - 4
Cheshire - 2 £275 - 2
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 West region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 6 (54.55%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) JIRA
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Mockito
6 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (45.45%) JDBC
6 5 (45.45%) Servlets
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) IBM
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) Java

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) Informix
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Mockito
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
2 4 (36.36%) Checkstyle
2 4 (36.36%) FindBugs
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Introscope
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 5 (45.45%) JDBC
5 5 (45.45%) Servlets
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Java EE
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Spring Security
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (18.18%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) Single Responsibility Principle
7 2 (18.18%) Typography
7 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
8 1 (9.09%) OCR
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Perforce
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Compuware
3 1 (9.09%) HP