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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 7 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 23 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.43% 2.17% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 7.41% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £350 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £390 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
69 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.29% 29.35% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 25
Average daily rate £331 £388 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +28.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £259 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £750 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 11 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 15 £350 - 3
N-Tier
West Midlands

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 30 (81.08%) JavaScript
1 30 (81.08%) High Availability
2 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 29 (78.38%) CSS
3 22 (59.46%) CSS3
3 22 (59.46%) HTML5
4 20 (54.05%) C#
4 20 (54.05%) SOA
5 19 (51.35%) .NET
5 19 (51.35%) TypeScript
6 18 (48.65%) Performance Testing
6 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
7 14 (37.84%) Web Development
7 14 (37.84%) ActionScript
8 12 (32.43%) Finance
9 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) ActionScript 3.0
10 8 (21.62%) Flash
10 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Apache Flex
11 7 (18.92%) VB
11 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
11 7 (18.92%) HTTP
12 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
12 6 (16.22%) C++
12 6 (16.22%) C
12 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
13 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (29.73%) HTML Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Web Developer
4 9 (24.32%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Flash Developer
6 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
7 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
9 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
10 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
10 2 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) CSS
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) CSS3
2 22 (59.46%) HTML5
3 19 (51.35%) .NET
4 8 (21.62%) Apache Flex
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.62%) Flash
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.81%) WinForms
7 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.41%) REST
7 2 (5.41%) WCF
7 2 (5.41%) WF
7 2 (5.41%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) XSD
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) High Availability
2 20 (54.05%) SOA
3 18 (48.65%) E-Commerce
3 18 (48.65%) Performance Testing
4 14 (37.84%) Web Development
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.51%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
9 2 (5.41%) Line Management
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) People Management
10 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) C#
3 19 (51.35%) TypeScript
4 14 (37.84%) ActionScript
5 8 (21.62%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) VB
7 6 (16.22%) C
7 6 (16.22%) C++
7 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
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