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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 104 99 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 27 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.72% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 2.84% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 16
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£400 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +9.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - -
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
694 598 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.92% 25.43% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 278 166
Average daily rate £358 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 50 41
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Staffordshire 0 17 £400 +22.13% 3
Shropshire - 12 £400 -
Warwickshire - 6 £325 - 2
Birmingham -4 3 £488 +52.34% 1
Solihull +7 1 £350 +4.47% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) .NET
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (65.71%) C#
2 23 (65.71%) .NET Framework
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Open Source
5 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (40.00%) Resource Management
6 12 (34.29%) VB
7 10 (28.57%) MVC
7 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 10 (28.57%) OOP
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) Ajax
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
8 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
11 5 (14.29%) WinForms
11 5 (14.29%) Middleware
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) XML
11 5 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) Time Management
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle
12 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
12 4 (11.43%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Back Office
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Team Leader
1 15 (42.86%) Software Development Team Leader
1 15 (42.86%) Team Leader
1 15 (42.86%) Development Team Leader
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Team Leader
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) .NET Framework
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.86%) Ajax
4 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) WinForms
6 5 (14.29%) Middleware
6 5 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) JSON
7 3 (8.57%) SOAP
7 3 (8.57%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) Struts
8 2 (5.71%) JMS
8 2 (5.71%) HTML
8 2 (5.71%) CSS
8 2 (5.71%) JSP
8 2 (5.71%) Servlets
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Open Source
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.86%) SCORM
6 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 10 (28.57%) MVC
2 10 (28.57%) OOP
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) Time Management
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Workflow
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
9 1 (2.86%) UML
9 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) VB
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Pega
5 2 (5.71%) BEA
5 2 (5.71%) Vitria
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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