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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 135 134 125
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.95% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £540 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 -
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
921 841 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.56% 26.52% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 498 415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £232 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.75 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.83 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Devon - 5 £325 -
Bristol +3 4 £375 -6.25% 2
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) RESTful
1 8 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (55.56%) Build Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Express
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) React
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) API Development
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Express
3 3 (33.33%) React
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Build Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft