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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 27.03% 9.38% 12.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 55.56% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£420 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.00%
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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
18 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.65% 15.63% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 10
Average daily rate £420 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (54.55%) Line Management
4 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 6 (54.55%) Coaching
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
7 3 (27.27%) HTTP
7 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
7 3 (27.27%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (27.27%) Flash
7 3 (27.27%) CSS3
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
9 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 1 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (9.09%) JSON
9 1 (9.09%) WinForms
9 1 (9.09%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (27.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Team Leader
2 7 (63.64%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (54.55%) Software Development Team Leader
3 6 (54.55%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (27.27%) Flash Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Flash
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) WinForms
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) Line Management
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) Coaching
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
2 3 (27.27%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft