Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 201 220
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 +22
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.73% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
North West median daily rate £365 £455 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.78% +51.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £316 £348 £239
90th Percentile £394 £561 £326
England median daily rate £425 £419 £429
% change year-on-year +1.49% -2.50% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

N-Tier is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,639 1,648 2,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.47% 28.99% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1,057 1,398
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £205 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 87 92
North West median hourly rate £23.67 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.71% +18.31% -
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.47 £11.34
90th Percentile £48.57 £56.00 £44.65
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the North West

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the North West

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the North West

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Manchester -16 5 £365 -2.67% 6
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) People Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL