The 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 102 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 19 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.33% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.86% 6.73% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 10
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£310 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £349 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.08% -
N-Tier
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
492 416 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.50% 19.71% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 214 203
Average daily rate £345 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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
Warwickshire +4 11 £306 +13.42% 2
Staffordshire 0 7 £310 -6.06% 2
Birmingham - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (72.22%) C#
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 19 (52.78%) SOA
5 16 (44.44%) SQL
6 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) OO
8 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
10 10 (27.78%) CSS
10 10 (27.78%) Web Services
10 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (25.00%) HTML
11 9 (25.00%) UML
11 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 8 (22.22%) Ajax
12 8 (22.22%) WCF
13 7 (19.44%) XML
13 7 (19.44%) HTML5
14 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 6 (16.67%) JIRA
14 6 (16.67%) AccuRev
15 5 (13.89%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) ZAP BI
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 8 (22.22%) WCF
5 8 (22.22%) Ajax
6 7 (19.44%) HTML5
6 7 (19.44%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) XSLT
7 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 4 (11.11%) CSS3
8 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) JSON
9 3 (8.33%) XHTML
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.33%) E-Learning
1 3 (8.33%) SCORM
1 3 (8.33%) Learning Management System
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
1 3 (8.33%) WURFL
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (2.78%) HPUX
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) SOA
2 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 12 (33.33%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) UML
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Document Management
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) VB6
8 1 (2.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
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