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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 157 140 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 1.03% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 14
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00
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
1211 975 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.90% 26.80% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 576 495
Median daily rate £400 £378 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 65
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £46.32 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 27 June 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 -6 2 £388 -3.12%
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) OO
5 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 6 (54.55%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
6 5 (45.45%) Mockito
6 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (45.45%) FindBugs
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 5 (45.45%) JDBC
6 5 (45.45%) JSP
6 5 (45.45%) Servlets
6 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 5 (45.45%) HTTP
6 5 (45.45%) IBM
6 5 (45.45%) Finance

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 5 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Checkstyle
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) FindBugs
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Mockito
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (54.55%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Java EE
4 5 (45.45%) JDBC
4 5 (45.45%) JSP
4 5 (45.45%) Servlets
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
4 5 (45.45%) Spring MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Spring Security
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 2 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (18.18%) Typography
7 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
8 1 (9.09%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (9.09%) OCR
8 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft