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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 192 180 151
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 4 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 1.24% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 31
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£425 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £595 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £365 £318
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50
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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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) C#
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (36.36%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) WCF
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) SOA
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) MS Office
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) WPF
10 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 4 (18.18%) Back Office
10 4 (18.18%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) SQLite
5 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) NUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Serena SBM
3 3 (13.64%) Xcode
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Moq
5 1 (4.55%) Calabash
5 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
5 1 (4.55%) MSTest
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Front Office
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Law
6 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) WCF
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
7 2 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
7 2 (9.09%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Kindle
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
7 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) OOD
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) OOP
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Serena
4 2 (9.09%) Telerik
4 2 (9.09%) Sencha
5 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
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