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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 19 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.72% 6.73% 3.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.26% 21.43% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £125.00 -
N-Tier
West Midlands

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
39 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.53% 31.39% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 46 23
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £316 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.80 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £42.10 £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 4 £350 -2.09% 1
N-Tier
West Midlands

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 23 (82.14%) HTML
2 23 (82.14%) CSS
3 21 (75.00%) High Availability
4 17 (60.71%) SOA
5 15 (53.57%) Performance Testing
6 14 (50.00%) HTML5
6 14 (50.00%) Web Development
6 14 (50.00%) CSS3
6 14 (50.00%) TypeScript
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (42.86%) ActionScript
8 12 (42.86%) .NET
8 12 (42.86%) C#
9 10 (35.71%) Flash
9 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
9 10 (35.71%) Apache Flex
9 10 (35.71%) ActionScript 3.0
10 9 (32.14%) HTTP
10 9 (32.14%) Photoshop
11 7 (25.00%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) OO
13 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
13 3 (10.71%) Adobe
13 3 (10.71%) WinForms
13 3 (10.71%) Windows
13 3 (10.71%) SQL
13 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
13 3 (10.71%) VB
13 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Flash Developer
5 8 (28.57%) HTML Developer
6 7 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
9 3 (10.71%) ActionScript Developer
9 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
10 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
10 2 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Software Development Team Leader
11 1 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) CSS
1 23 (82.14%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS3
2 14 (50.00%) HTML5
3 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) Apache Flex
4 10 (35.71%) Flash
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) WinForms
6 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) WF
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) High Availability
2 17 (60.71%) SOA
3 15 (53.57%) Performance Testing
4 14 (50.00%) Web Development
5 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) OOD
9 2 (7.14%) OOP
9 2 (7.14%) Workflow
10 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.57%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 12 (42.86%) ActionScript
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft