Period
to 24 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 24 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 196 137
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 13 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.22% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.86% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 77
West Midlands median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1228 1519 1364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.92% 25.33% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 909 804
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +7.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £200
90th Percentile £508 £550 £502
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 67 123
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.68 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.96% -21.83% -10.26%
10th Percentile £10.19 £10.50 £10.79
90th Percentile £39.60 £25.40 £40.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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