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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 149 155 193
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +38
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 15 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.087% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.22% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 18
Median daily rate £450 £415 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £383 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £543 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £354 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -
N-Tier
London

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
1292 1389 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.64% 40.05% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1068 1707
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.90 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.95 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Banking
5 11 (52.38%) Spring
6 10 (47.62%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
9 7 (33.33%) J2EE
9 7 (33.33%) Web Development
10 6 (28.57%) Subversion
10 6 (28.57%) Selenium
10 6 (28.57%) Credit Risk
10 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
10 6 (28.57%) HTML5
10 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
10 6 (28.57%) REST
10 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
10 6 (28.57%) C++
10 6 (28.57%) HTML
10 6 (28.57%) Ant
10 6 (28.57%) SOAP
10 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (28.57%) JBoss
10 6 (28.57%) Maven
10 6 (28.57%) Front Office
10 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (28.57%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
2 2 (9.52%) MarkLogic
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Ant
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (28.57%) Maven
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
1 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 3 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Mockito
3 2 (9.52%) TestNG
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 6 (28.57%) Front Office
4 3 (14.29%) Back Office
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE Web Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Spring
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) HTML5
4 6 (28.57%) REST
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) WPF
6 3 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) STL
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Thrift
7 2 (9.52%) Finagle
7 2 (9.52%) Middleware
7 2 (9.52%) Node.js
7 2 (9.52%) Ratpack
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 6 (28.57%) Credit Risk
1 6 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (23.81%) Grid Computing
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 3 (14.29%) Online Banking
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (14.29%) AOP
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (14.29%) High Availability
7 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) Groovy
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cognizant
2 2 (9.52%) Solace