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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 180 164 168
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 16 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 1.50% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 24
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£389 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.54% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £354 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.68% +7.19%
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
2049 2527 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.00% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1869 1683
Average daily rate £470 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £43.62 £72.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 December 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 December 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (40.63%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) OO
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) Banking
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) Front Office
7 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 7 (21.88%) WCF
8 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.75%) OOD
9 6 (18.75%) NUnit
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 6 (18.75%) jQuery
9 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
10 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.63%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQLite
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) NUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Xcode
3 3 (9.38%) Serena SBM
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) NCover
4 2 (6.25%) Moq
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Calabash
5 1 (3.13%) StyleCop
5 1 (3.13%) MSTest
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Front Office
3 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Back Office
4 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
6 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) WCF
3 6 (18.75%) WPF
3 6 (18.75%) jQuery
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) Middleware
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.50%) STL
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
6 3 (9.38%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (6.25%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Fixed Income
2 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Equities
5 1 (3.13%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) W3C
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) OOD
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (9.38%) BDD
9 3 (9.38%) Change Control
9 3 (9.38%) Release Management
9 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) XPath
7 2 (6.25%) XAML
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) logstash
1 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 3 (9.38%) Serena
3 3 (9.38%) Telerik
4 2 (6.25%) Sencha
4 2 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.13%) 29West