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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 133 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% - 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50
N-Tier
England

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
882 913 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.50% 27.27% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 573 464
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 51 52
Median hourly rate £26.94 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) RESTful
4 6 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (66.67%) Build Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
4 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) LINQ
6 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding

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 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) RTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) CppUnit
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Web Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 6 (66.67%) Build Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore