The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 122 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.078% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.28% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£325 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
N-Tier
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
785 710 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.53% 27.65% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 394 353
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 23
Average hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Scotland region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +1 3 £325 +16.07% 1
Glasgow -3 1 £325 -4.41% 1
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Telerik
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) XPath
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Java SE

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) CTI
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) QUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Java SE
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) Dojo
6 1 (14.29%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) LINQ
6 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Telerik
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase