The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 15.04% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 32.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £365 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.16% 45.86% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 17
Median daily rate £350 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+323.07% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £13.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire