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 3 months to 27 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.28% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +5.92% -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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 38 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.65% 37.25% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 15 14
Median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £81 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.04% -26.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
County Antrim - 1 £400 -
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) KDB
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kdb+

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 3 (100.00%) KDB
1 3 (100.00%) Kdb+
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) KDB Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl