The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 189 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 18 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.87% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 33
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£396 £413 £529
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £595 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2072 2762 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 37.99% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2082 1977
Average daily rate £466 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the City of London region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the City of London region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) .NET
5 15 (39.47%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
6 13 (34.21%) Oracle
6 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (31.58%) Banking
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 11 (28.95%) Web Services
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) Windows
10 9 (23.68%) OO
10 9 (23.68%) Front Office
11 8 (21.05%) SOA
11 8 (21.05%) WCF
11 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
12 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 7 (18.42%) XML
12 7 (18.42%) Java
12 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
13 6 (15.79%) Change Management
13 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
13 6 (15.79%) NUnit
13 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.79%) HTML
13 6 (15.79%) MS Office
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) SQLite
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) NUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Xcode
3 4 (10.53%) Serena SBM
4 3 (7.89%) NCover
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) Moq
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Calabash
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 12 (31.58%) Banking
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 9 (23.68%) Front Office
4 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
6 4 (10.53%) Back Office
7 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) WCF
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.16%) Middleware
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) WPF
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) STL
7 4 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) Xamarin.iOS
8 3 (7.89%) iOS SDK
8 3 (7.89%) Sencha Touch
8 3 (7.89%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.89%) iPhone
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.63%) Kindle
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
5 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) OO
5 8 (21.05%) SOA
5 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
6 6 (15.79%) OOD
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.79%) CRM
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
6 6 (15.79%) Low Latency
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Change Control
8 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
8 4 (10.53%) Release Management
9 3 (7.89%) Workflow
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.53%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
6 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) XAML
9 1 (2.63%) VBA
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) logstash
1 1 (2.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 4 (10.53%) Serena
4 3 (7.89%) Sencha
5 2 (5.26%) Telerik
5 2 (5.26%) StreamServe
5 2 (5.26%) Cerillion
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) 29West
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