The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

N-Tier
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.084% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £358 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +5.92% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 525 703 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.56% 29.54% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 383 344
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £30.20 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Berkshire

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in Berkshire

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in Berkshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading +22 4 £308 -29.54% 5
Slough - 2 £350 -
N-Tier
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Ant
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) PowerDesigner
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) OAuth
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) KVM
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Xen
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore