The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.064% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.26% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£350 £535 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +94.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
N-Tier
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
413 392 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.08% 25.23% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 222 218
Average daily rate £340 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £13.26 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £23.50 £48.10
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 West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the West Yorkshire region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the West Yorkshire region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds -9 3 £255 -52.33% 2
Bradford - 3 £350 -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
N-Tier
Yorkshire

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
9 1 (8.33%) Relational Database

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (8.33%) Flash
7 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) FatWire
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle