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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 89 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 27 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 1.83% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 16
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£400 £310 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.00%
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
604 654 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.21% 27.01% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 313 253
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +56.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.07 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.28 £42.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 18 £410 +24.24% 2
Walsall - 2 £550 -
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Birmingham +7 1 £335 +4.68%
Warwickshire 0 1 £135 -54.62% 1
Coventry - 1 £325 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (71.15%) .NET
3 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
5 22 (42.31%) C#
6 20 (38.46%) CSS
7 19 (36.54%) HTML
8 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
9 17 (32.69%) Finance
10 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.85%) Open Source
10 15 (28.85%) Resource Management
11 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
11 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
12 12 (23.08%) VB
12 12 (23.08%) SOA
13 11 (21.15%) Performance Testing
14 10 (19.23%) HTML5
14 10 (19.23%) MVC
14 10 (19.23%) OOP
15 9 (17.31%) SQL
15 9 (17.31%) CSS3
15 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
16 8 (15.38%) SDLC
16 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (15.38%) XML
17 7 (13.46%) HTTP
17 7 (13.46%) Flash
17 7 (13.46%) Web Services
17 7 (13.46%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 22 (42.31%) Development Team Leader
3 21 (40.38%) Software Development Team Leader
3 21 (40.38%) Software Team Leader
4 18 (34.62%) Developer
5 12 (23.08%) .NET Team Leader
6 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Architect
7 7 (13.46%) Flash Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Systems Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
11 1 (1.92%) Software Manager
11 1 (1.92%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Development Team Manager
11 1 (1.92%) Web Team Leader
11 1 (1.92%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
3 20 (38.46%) CSS
4 19 (36.54%) HTML
5 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 10 (19.23%) HTML5
7 9 (17.31%) CSS3
8 8 (15.38%) XML
9 7 (13.46%) Flash
9 7 (13.46%) Web Services
9 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.46%) Ajax
10 6 (11.54%) Middleware
11 5 (9.62%) WinForms
12 4 (7.69%) JSP
12 4 (7.69%) Servlets
13 3 (5.77%) SOAP
13 3 (5.77%) Struts
13 3 (5.77%) JMS
13 3 (5.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Resource Management
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 12 (23.08%) SOA
4 11 (21.15%) Performance Testing
5 10 (19.23%) MVC
5 10 (19.23%) OOP
6 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.38%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) Coaching
8 7 (13.46%) Line Management
8 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) Time Management
10 5 (9.62%) OO
11 4 (7.69%) Web Development
12 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (5.77%) Workflow
13 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) VB
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) ActionScript
5 7 (13.46%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (9.62%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Pega
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) BEA
3 3 (5.77%) Vitria
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Sybase
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