The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 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 / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 146 132
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 633 1018 830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.72% 34.60% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 550 377
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 39
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.50 £55.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Scotland

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in Scotland

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh - 5 £388 -
Glasgow -3 2 - -
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) DHTML
5 2 (22.22%) OpenText
5 2 (22.22%) W3C
5 2 (22.22%) OpenEdge
5 2 (22.22%) Progress
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (22.22%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Redis
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) OpenEdge Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Progress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Progress Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) DHTML
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (22.22%) SignalR
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) OpenText
1 2 (22.22%) Progress
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft