The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
England / South West
Rank 130 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.04% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £378 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £380 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.86% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
682 868 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.27% 28.98% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 584 463
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 58 51
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the South West

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Devon 0 3 £330 +1.53%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £425 - 2
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South West region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) OO

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Django Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Django
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OWASP
2 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) IBM