Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 182 196
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -11
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.13% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Scotland median daily rate £400 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.77% +7.44%
10th Percentile £369 £322 £313
90th Percentile £475 £356 £338
UK median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1483 1483 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.44% 34.38% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 874 947
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £212 £231 £210
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 40 62
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +52.44% -8.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.90 £50.20 £46.97
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Edinburgh - 11 £400 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £500 -
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (75.00%) Use Case
1 9 (75.00%) QA
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (75.00%) SignalR
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Core
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) Redis
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
4 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) IaaS
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) PaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) IaaS
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Redis
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Core
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (75.00%) SignalR
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 7 (58.33%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) LESS
6 2 (16.67%) Sass
6 2 (16.67%) WSDL
6 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Blog
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Use Case
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (33.33%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) B2B
6 2 (16.67%) B2C
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) ES6
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) MCSD
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Avaya
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio