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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 139 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 8 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.79% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
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£375 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
834 507 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.75% 23.52% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 305 412
Average daily rate £380 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.81% -55.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £35.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
Dorset - 5 £375 - 1
Bristol -25 3 - - 8
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - - 3
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) HTTPS
4 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (45.45%) NFS
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) CGI
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Ingres
4 5 (45.45%) VMS
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) JDBC
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Validation
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) SSH

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (45.45%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) HTTPS
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) SSH
2 5 (45.45%) PuTTY
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Ingres
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) JasperReports
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) PHPUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
3 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 2 (18.18%) NuGet
4 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) CGI
3 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 5 (45.45%) JDBC
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) DAO
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Laravel
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Ninject
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) VMS
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Korn
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) NFS
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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