The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 22 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 18
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.58% 6.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.56% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35 39 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 30.70% 22.54% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 37
Median daily rate £348 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -17.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £384 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.81% -8.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.86 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in Staffordshire