The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 114 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.084% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.53% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£328 £294 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -26.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
681 571 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.57% 26.13% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 306 307
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £33.30 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +1 2 £328 +11.48% 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) WCF
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) jQuery
9 4 (26.67%) WinForms
9 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (26.67%) Web Development
9 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
9 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (20.00%) Retail
10 3 (20.00%) MVC
10 3 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (20.00%) WPF
10 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
11 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
11 2 (13.33%) Statistics
11 2 (13.33%) Degree
11 2 (13.33%) COBIT
11 2 (13.33%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) Flash
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) CMMI
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) COBIT
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Perforce
2 2 (13.33%) FatWire