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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 158 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.55% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Median daily rate £463 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £460 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -28.20%
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
1403 1827 2138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.86% 38.96% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1443 1538
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) WPF
5 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
5 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (44.44%) Front Office
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (33.33%) AOP
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) Back Office
6 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Defect Management

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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) HBase
2 2 (22.22%) MarkLogic
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Neo4j
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) TestNG
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (22.22%) Finagle
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) Ratpack
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Sinatra
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) AOP
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Groovy
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognizant
2 1 (11.11%) Solace