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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 3 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.86% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 3.55% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Median daily rate £500 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £380 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

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
630 619 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.11% 24.30% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 373 325
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £506 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 70
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £34.80 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 3 £500 +33.33%
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Moq
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP