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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 99 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 14 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.70% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.90% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 23
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£325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.20% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
631 518 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.13% 24.22% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 288 201
Average daily rate £360 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 48
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.40 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Birmingham -8 2 £310 -4.61%
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Stourbridge - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 20 (62.50%) C#
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 14 (43.75%) OO
7 13 (40.63%) SOA
8 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) CSS
10 9 (28.13%) HTML
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) MVC
11 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.88%) TDD
12 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
12 7 (21.88%) UML
13 6 (18.75%) Oracle
13 6 (18.75%) Middleware
13 6 (18.75%) HTML5
13 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
13 6 (18.75%) Ajax
14 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (15.63%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) ZAP BI
2 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 6 (18.75%) Middleware
7 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (18.75%) Ajax
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) WCF
9 3 (9.38%) jQuery
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.25%) WinForms
10 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
10 2 (6.25%) SOAP
10 2 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Learning Management System
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) E-Learning
3 3 (9.38%) SCORM
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Online Gambling
5 1 (3.13%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) OO
2 13 (40.63%) SOA
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.88%) UML
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Use Case
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Process Management
9 2 (6.25%) OOP
9 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) VB6
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) AccuRev
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Pega
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) BEA
5 1 (3.13%) Vitria
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