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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 101 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 20 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 3.00% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 12
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£400 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
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
593 633 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.03% 26.62% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 292 215
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 53
Average hourly rate £18.50 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.58% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.82 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 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 1 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 12 £400 +21.21% 2
Shropshire - 6 £400 -
Warwickshire -2 3 £325 - 2
Walsall - 2 £550 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (65.85%) .NET
3 23 (56.10%) C#
3 23 (56.10%) .NET Framework
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
5 15 (36.59%) Open Source
6 14 (34.15%) Resource Management
6 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
7 12 (29.27%) VB
8 11 (26.83%) MVC
9 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
9 10 (24.39%) OOP
10 9 (21.95%) CSS
11 8 (19.51%) XML
11 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
11 8 (19.51%) HTML
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) Middleware
11 8 (19.51%) Ajax
11 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
11 8 (19.51%) SDLC
12 7 (17.07%) SOA
12 7 (17.07%) Web Services
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
14 5 (12.20%) Java
14 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
14 5 (12.20%) ActionScript
14 5 (12.20%) OO
14 5 (12.20%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Team Leader
2 15 (36.59%) Development Team Leader
2 15 (36.59%) Software Development Team Leader
2 15 (36.59%) Software Team Leader
3 12 (29.27%) .NET Team Leader
4 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Flash Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Web Team Leader
9 1 (2.44%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) .NET Framework
3 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 8 (19.51%) HTML
5 8 (19.51%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) Middleware
5 8 (19.51%) Ajax
5 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 5 (12.20%) Flash
7 5 (12.20%) WinForms
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) JSP
8 4 (9.76%) Servlets
9 3 (7.32%) SOAP
9 3 (7.32%) Struts
9 3 (7.32%) JMS
9 3 (7.32%) JSON
9 3 (7.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Open Source
2 14 (34.15%) Resource Management
3 11 (26.83%) MVC
4 10 (24.39%) OOP
5 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) SDLC
6 7 (17.07%) SOA
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Time Management
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.32%) Workflow
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) VB
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) ActionScript
5 5 (12.20%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Pega
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) BEA
3 3 (7.32%) Vitria
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
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