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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 128 124
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

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 562 783 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.49% 30.40% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 426 371
Median daily rate £358 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 22
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +122.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £20.60 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.80 £60.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland

N-Tier
Top Related 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 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) OpenEdge Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Progress Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Progress Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Progress