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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank - 128 104
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.10% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.41% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £313 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
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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
830 731 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.93% 25.48% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 462 296
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 44 34
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
2 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle