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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 148 135 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 8 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.13% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.46% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £364 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £359 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1241 869 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.65% 27.60% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 496 467
Average daily rate £400 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 6 £325 +22.64% 12
Cheshire -6 1 - - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (50.00%) OO
7 6 (42.86%) XML
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 4 (28.57%) Web Services
9 4 (28.57%) Java
9 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 4 (28.57%) HTML5
9 4 (28.57%) BDD
9 4 (28.57%) REST
9 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 3 (21.43%) JIRA
10 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
11 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 2 (14.29%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) FindBugs
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (42.86%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
8 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) Android Development
8 1 (7.14%) ATDD
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) Single Responsibility Principle
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ES6
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) logstash
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator
2 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) OpenText
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin
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