The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 106 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 12 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.97% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 4.82% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £283 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £341 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-54.00% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
472 394 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.50% 20.07% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 193 189
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 35
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire -1 5 £298 +12.26% 4
Staffordshire +4 4 £330 +0.76% 4
Birmingham -4 1 £320 +6.66%
Worcestershire -8 1 - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
4 19 (61.29%) SOA
5 14 (45.16%) UML
5 14 (45.16%) OO
5 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
6 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 10 (32.26%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
9 7 (22.58%) WCF
10 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) XML
10 6 (19.35%) CSS
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
12 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
12 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
12 4 (12.90%) CSS3
12 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) ZAP BI
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 10 (32.26%) Web Services
5 7 (22.58%) WCF
6 6 (19.35%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 5 (16.13%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
8 4 (12.90%) Ajax
8 4 (12.90%) CSS3
9 3 (9.68%) XSLT
9 3 (9.68%) XHTML
10 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.45%) JSON
11 1 (3.23%) Middleware
11 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.68%) WURFL
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.23%) BBC
3 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (9.68%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) SOA
2 14 (45.16%) UML
2 14 (45.16%) OO
2 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) Document Management
5 3 (9.68%) SEO
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) AccuRev
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
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