The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 120 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.51% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 2.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate £280 £344 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.54% +1.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £343
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.16%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
N-Tier
UK

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 5 £308 -8.88% 2
Edinburgh -26 1 £280 -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) JBoss
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) JAAS
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) jBPM
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) F5