Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 217 231
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 -50
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
North West median daily rate £410 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -22.58% +20.16%
10th Percentile £345 £239 £310
90th Percentile £567 £326 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +3.53% +5.59% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 1675 2221 2415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.20% 32.57% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1423 1436
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.21
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 +29 6 £370 +28.70% 2
Lancashire - 5 £535 - 1
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North West region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Migration Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Physics
6 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP