Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 25 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 110 96
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14 0
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.081% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 1.25% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 49
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -3.13% +20.30%
North West median daily rate £325 £374 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% -6.56% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 382 560 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 30.91% 29.90% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 370 325
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +9.22%
10th Percentile £226 £263 £283
90th Percentile £525 £550 £534
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +25.97% +2.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £13.78
90th Percentile £63.00 £37.50 £24.13
North West median hourly rate £27.92 £18.87 £16.00
% change year-on-year +47.93% +17.94% -

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in Cheshire

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Cheshire

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +15 1 £275 -30.16%
N-Tier
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP