The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £369 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.23% -  
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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 728 795 756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.66% 26.67% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 534 523
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.25 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.21% -24.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the South West

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the South West

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West 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
Bristol - 2 £338 -
Dorset - 2 - - 1
Devon -8 1 £400 +25.00%
N-Tier
England

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 South West region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) Web Development
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (33.33%) Content Management
8 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 6 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (33.33%) IBM
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) SOAP
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Java
8 6 (33.33%) C#
8 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 4 (22.22%) RDBMS

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) NuGet
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 6 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (33.33%) SOAP
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
9 4 (22.22%) RESTful
9 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (11.11%) Ajax
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (11.11%) DHTML
10 2 (11.11%) LINQ
10 2 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Web Development
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Web Design
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.11%) Process Management
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) OpenText