The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 -
N-Tier
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 115 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.63% 31.42% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 76 28
Average daily rate £363 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 0
Average hourly rate £65.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) XSL
2 9 (90.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) OO
4 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) IBM
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) OLAP
6 5 (50.00%) IIS
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (50.00%) Apache
6 5 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP
2 5 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Ajax
2 9 (90.00%) XSL
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (50.00%) DevOps
5 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) ATDD
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) RAD
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware