The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.74% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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 Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.43% 34.41% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 11 30
Median daily rate £385 £310 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% +106.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £325 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim - 4 £400 -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) KDB
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Kdb+
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) KDB
1 4 (80.00%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) KDB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) C#