The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 30 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.

N-Tier
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.42% - 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
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 County Antrim with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 100 39 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 47.17% 35.14% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 17 25
Median daily rate £400 £275 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +83.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £81 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £330 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in County Antrim

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Belfast - 3 £400 -
N-Tier
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) KDB
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (100.00%) Kdb+

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) KDB
1 6 (100.00%) Kdb+
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) KDB Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl