The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

N-Tier is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 84 68 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.32% 22.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 67
Median daily rate £388 £388 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.00 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing N-Tier as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in Bedfordshire

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Bedfordshire

N-Tier
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft