The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 10 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 3 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.32% - 18.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.00% - 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
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£311 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
N-Tier
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
10 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.39% 26.47% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 24
Average daily rate £313 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £240 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) AccuRev
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Back Office
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Online Gambling
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) WURFL

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) WURFL
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft