The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 22 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 - 84
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% -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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 307 463 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.56% 34.07% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 229 172
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Median hourly rate £43.39 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (40.00%) SignalR
3 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Redis
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (40.00%) SignalR
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft