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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 6 25
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 12.86% 3.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 29.51% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

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
51 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.98% 43.57% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 25
Median daily rate £334 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.48 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £17.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £17.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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