The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
England / East of England
Rank 119 118 125
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.80% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £500 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £290 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £340
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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 674 628 673
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.03% 25.72% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 348 388
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 58 56
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £50.00 £40.50
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the East of England

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in the East of England

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the East of England

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Essex - 5 £543 -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £500 +81.81%
Suffolk -4 1 £375 +13.20%
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) EAI
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 3 (33.33%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) LINQ
2 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) EAI
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft