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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 85 68
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.18% 0.54% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.78% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Median daily rate £275 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.78%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 338 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 33.27% 30.59% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 228 192
Median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 14
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.06% +30.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £21.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Chester +11 1 £275 -30.15%
N-Tier
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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