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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 155 155 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.56% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Median daily rate £300 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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
977 1240 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.42% 29.62% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 682 541
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £236 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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
Cheshire +14 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 2
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (28.57%) Single Responsibility Principle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Windows NT

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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) Informix
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) JDBC
6 1 (14.29%) LINQ
6 1 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Typography
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Compuware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce