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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 24 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.54% 6.90% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 22.64% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Median daily rate - £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00
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
43 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.24% 30.46% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 27
Median daily rate £325 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) High Availability
4 11 (68.75%) SOA
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) ActionScript
7 8 (50.00%) C#
7 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (43.75%) Apache Flex
8 7 (43.75%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (43.75%) HTML5
8 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
8 7 (43.75%) HTTP
8 7 (43.75%) Flash
8 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
9 6 (37.50%) .NET
9 6 (37.50%) CSS3
9 6 (37.50%) TypeScript
10 5 (31.25%) Web Development
10 5 (31.25%) Finance
11 3 (18.75%) OOD
11 3 (18.75%) Adobe
11 3 (18.75%) Migration
11 3 (18.75%) WinForms
11 3 (18.75%) SQL
11 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
11 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET
11 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET

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 7 (43.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NSubstitute
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Flash Developer
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (18.75%) ActionScript Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 3 (18.75%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) HTML Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) Apache Flex
3 7 (43.75%) Flash
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) WCF
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) XSD
6 2 (12.50%) WF
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) High Availability
2 11 (68.75%) SOA
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) OOD
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow
9 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) ActionScript
3 8 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (37.50%) TypeScript
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) VB
8 1 (6.25%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) DevExpress