The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank - 23 38
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.14% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 13.79% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £338 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.08% -
N-Tier
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
63 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.36% 15.51% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 14
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.25 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £19.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the Suffolk region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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
Ipswich - - - -
N-Tier
East of England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) WF
3 5 (71.43%) Silverlight
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) XSLT
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) IIS

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) WF
3 5 (71.43%) Silverlight
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) XSLT
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft