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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 185 199 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 15 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.40% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.07% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 45
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£450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £351 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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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
2034 2699 3013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.44% 37.51% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1987 2221
Average daily rate £463 £485 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 66
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (38.71%) TDD
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 10 (32.26%) Banking
8 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (29.03%) SOA
10 8 (25.81%) OO
10 8 (25.81%) Scrum
11 7 (22.58%) Front Office
11 7 (22.58%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
12 6 (19.35%) CSS
12 6 (19.35%) MS Office
12 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (19.35%) XML
12 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
12 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
12 6 (19.35%) WCF
13 5 (16.13%) jQuery
13 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
13 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
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 2012
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) NUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Serena SBM
3 3 (9.68%) NCover
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Moq
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.23%) Xcode
5 1 (3.23%) StyleCop
5 1 (3.23%) MSTest
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%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) WCF
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.90%) WPF
6 4 (12.90%) Middleware
7 3 (9.68%) Ajax
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) STL
7 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
7 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (9.68%) REST
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
4 8 (25.81%) OO
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) OOD
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) Content Management
7 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) UML
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) 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%) XAML
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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%) Cognizant
3 3 (9.68%) Serena
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) StreamServe
4 2 (6.45%) Cerillion
5 1 (3.23%) Sencha
5 1 (3.23%) 29West
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Telerik
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