Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -47 - +32
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.16% 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 342 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 54.46% 28.43% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 46 39
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £228 £89
90th Percentile £475 £479 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.78 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +0.93% -35.28%
10th Percentile £14.51 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £15.41 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in Northern Ireland

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) React

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#