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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 97 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 19 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.92% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 3.83% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £366 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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
623 496 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.02% 24.12% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 276 223
Average daily rate £375 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 54
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £37.80 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £310 - 2
Warwickshire -13 4 £325 - 1
Solihull +4 3 £366 +21.91%
Birmingham -8 2 £310 -4.61%
Halesowen - 1 £275 -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
4 17 (48.57%) SOA
5 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) VB.NET
6 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 12 (34.29%) OO
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 10 (28.57%) HTML
8 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 10 (28.57%) MVC
8 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 8 (22.86%) WCF
10 8 (22.86%) UML
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) TDD
11 7 (20.00%) HTML5
12 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) Ajax
12 6 (17.14%) Middleware
13 5 (14.29%) XML
13 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) ZAP BI
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Back Office
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Middleware Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
4 11 (31.43%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 8 (22.86%) WCF
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 7 (20.00%) HTML5
8 6 (17.14%) Ajax
8 6 (17.14%) Middleware
9 5 (14.29%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.43%) jQuery
11 3 (8.57%) CSS3
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (8.57%) XSLT
11 3 (8.57%) WinForms
12 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) E-Learning
1 3 (8.57%) SCORM
1 3 (8.57%) Learning Management System
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) BBC
3 1 (2.86%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.86%) WURFL
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) SOA
2 12 (34.29%) OO
3 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 10 (28.57%) MVC
4 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.86%) UML
6 7 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 3 (8.57%) ERP
10 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.71%) Process Management
11 2 (5.71%) OOP
11 2 (5.71%) Content Management
11 2 (5.71%) Low Latency
11 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VB
5 2 (5.71%) VB6
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) AccuRev
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) BEA
4 1 (2.86%) Vitria
4 1 (2.86%) Pega
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
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