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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 110 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 18 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.33% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 5.57% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 18
Average daily rate
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£310 £324 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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
608 503 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.65% 23.83% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 260 251
Average daily rate £350 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Warwickshire -2 11 £306 +13.42% 2
Staffordshire +2 6 £310 -6.06% 1
Birmingham - - - -
Solihull - - - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) C#
2 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (69.44%) ASP.NET
3 19 (52.78%) SOA
4 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
5 11 (30.56%) OO
5 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
5 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
6 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) HTML
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) TDD
8 8 (22.22%) MVC
8 8 (22.22%) UML
8 8 (22.22%) WCF
8 8 (22.22%) Ajax
8 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 7 (19.44%) HTML5
9 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) XML
10 6 (16.67%) JIRA
10 6 (16.67%) AccuRev

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) ZAP BI
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) ASP.NET
3 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) WCF
6 8 (22.22%) Ajax
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 7 (19.44%) HTML5
8 6 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (13.89%) jQuery
9 5 (13.89%) XSLT
9 5 (13.89%) Middleware
10 4 (11.11%) CSS3
10 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) WinForms
11 3 (8.33%) XHTML
12 2 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) WURFL
2 3 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 3 (8.33%) E-Learning
2 3 (8.33%) SCORM
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) SOA
2 11 (30.56%) E-Commerce
2 11 (30.56%) OO
2 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) UML
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Document Management
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
9 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle