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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 185 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 14 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.24% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 39
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£450 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.37% -
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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
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (51.61%) .NET
4 14 (45.16%) C#
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) Banking
8 9 (29.03%) SOA
8 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (22.58%) Scrum
9 7 (22.58%) Front Office
9 7 (22.58%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (22.58%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) MS Office
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
10 6 (19.35%) XML
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
11 5 (16.13%) Change Management
11 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 5 (16.13%) CRM
11 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
11 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
11 5 (16.13%) CSS
11 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) NUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Serena SBM
2 3 (9.68%) NCover
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.23%) Moq
4 1 (3.23%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Front Office
4 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (9.68%) Back Office
7 2 (6.45%) Legal
8 1 (3.23%) German Language
8 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) WCF
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) WPF
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Middleware
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) STL
7 3 (9.68%) REST
7 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
1 3 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
2 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) TDD
2 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) OOD
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Content Management
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Serena
3 3 (9.68%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.45%) Cerillion
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) StreamServe
5 1 (3.23%) Telerik
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Sencha
5 1 (3.23%) 29West
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