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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 78 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 35 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.58% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.30% 2.15% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 23
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£398 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.37%
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
661 697 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.80% 26.96% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 341 289
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 36
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +4 22 £420 +35.48% 3
Warwickshire +2 3 £325 +6.12% 1
Birmingham - 1 £335 - 1
Coventry - 1 £325 - 1
Stourbridge - 1 £375 -
Walsall - 1 £550 - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 39 (73.58%) .NET
1 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
2 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
3 25 (47.17%) C#
4 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET
4 23 (43.40%) CSS
5 22 (41.51%) HTML
6 21 (39.62%) Finance
6 21 (39.62%) .NET Framework
7 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
8 15 (28.30%) SOA
9 14 (26.42%) Performance Testing
10 13 (24.53%) HTML5
11 12 (22.64%) CSS3
11 12 (22.64%) Resource Management
11 12 (22.64%) SQL
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
13 10 (18.87%) MVC
13 10 (18.87%) OOP
13 10 (18.87%) Open Source
14 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (16.98%) Ajax
14 9 (16.98%) TDD
14 9 (16.98%) VB
15 8 (15.09%) ActionScript
15 8 (15.09%) QA
15 8 (15.09%) Line Management
15 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
15 8 (15.09%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.89%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Team Leader
2 22 (41.51%) Developer
3 18 (33.96%) Development Team Leader
4 17 (32.08%) Software Development Team Leader
4 17 (32.08%) Software Team Leader
5 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
6 9 (16.98%) .NET Team Leader
7 7 (13.21%) Flash Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Technical Team Leader
9 3 (5.66%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Systems Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
11 1 (1.89%) Software Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Web Team Leader
11 1 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (73.58%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET
2 23 (43.40%) CSS
3 22 (41.51%) HTML
4 21 (39.62%) .NET Framework
5 13 (24.53%) HTML5
6 12 (22.64%) CSS3
7 9 (16.98%) Ajax
8 7 (13.21%) Flash
9 5 (9.43%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.55%) WinForms
11 3 (5.66%) Web Services
11 3 (5.66%) Middleware
12 2 (3.77%) WCF
12 2 (3.77%) JSP
12 2 (3.77%) Servlets
13 1 (1.89%) SOAP
13 1 (1.89%) Struts
13 1 (1.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
2 15 (28.30%) SOA
3 14 (26.42%) Performance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Resource Management
5 10 (18.87%) OOP
5 10 (18.87%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) Open Source
6 9 (16.98%) TDD
7 8 (15.09%) Line Management
7 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.09%) Coaching
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.32%) Web Development
10 5 (9.43%) SDLC
11 3 (5.66%) OO
12 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.77%) Time Management
13 1 (1.89%) People Management
13 1 (1.89%) Software Delivery
13 1 (1.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
2 25 (47.17%) C#
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) VB
5 8 (15.09%) ActionScript
6 7 (13.21%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.66%) Java
9 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) C
10 1 (1.89%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Pega
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) BEA
4 1 (1.89%) Vitria
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