The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 439 454 332
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -122
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 133 109 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.73% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 129
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£373 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - £51.50
N-Tier
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in England

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the England region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in England

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in England

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the England region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in England

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 53 £488 +8.33% 17
South East -12 31 £325 -18.75% 6
West Midlands +2 21 £400 +26.48% 12
East of England -3 12 £375 -16.66% 8
North West -13 12 £400 +6.66% 8
East Midlands -4 6 £400 - 8
Yorkshire -14 5 £350 +57.30% 7
South West -14 4 £320 -18.73% 5
North East - - - - 2
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 135 (54.00%) .NET
2 121 (48.40%) C#
3 109 (43.60%) SQL Server
4 87 (34.80%) SQL
5 84 (33.60%) OO
6 80 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (31.20%) Microsoft
8 77 (30.80%) JavaScript
9 71 (28.40%) ASP.NET
10 66 (26.40%) MVC
11 58 (23.20%) Java
12 57 (22.80%) Web Services
13 51 (20.40%) TDD
14 50 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 48 (19.20%) HTML
15 48 (19.20%) Oracle
16 47 (18.80%) Windows
17 46 (18.40%) XML
18 43 (17.20%) SOA
19 42 (16.80%) CSS
20 37 (14.80%) Finance
20 37 (14.80%) jQuery
21 33 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
22 32 (12.80%) Unit Testing
23 31 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (12.40%) WCF
23 31 (12.40%) MS Excel
24 30 (12.00%) UNIX
24 30 (12.00%) OOD
24 30 (12.00%) Scrum

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (6.80%) IIS
2 16 (6.40%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.60%) Apache
4 9 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.40%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.40%) CMS
7 5 (2.00%) JBoss
7 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.60%) Documentum
8 4 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.20%) MQSI
9 3 (1.20%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (1.20%) Jetty
10 2 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.80%) Confluence
10 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.40%) MS Office
3 6 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.40%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.40%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) HTTP
2 9 (3.60%) SAN
3 8 (3.20%) NAS
3 8 (3.20%) Firewall
4 6 (2.40%) BGP
4 6 (2.40%) Multicast
5 5 (2.00%) ATM
6 4 (1.60%) FTP
7 3 (1.20%) Internet
7 3 (1.20%) LDAP
8 2 (0.80%) VLAN
9 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.40%) DNS
9 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.40%) GPRS
9 1 (0.40%) UMTS
9 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (43.60%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (10.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (9.20%) Relational Database
5 18 (7.20%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.80%) DB2
8 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.20%) OLTP
11 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.00%) EDRMS
13 5 (2.00%) MySQL
14 4 (1.60%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.00%) Subversion
4 15 (6.00%) NUnit
5 13 (5.20%) Maven
6 12 (4.80%) JUnit
7 10 (4.00%) JIRA
8 8 (3.20%) jMock
9 5 (2.00%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.00%) Selenium
10 4 (1.60%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.60%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.20%) Ant
11 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.20%) Hudson
11 3 (1.20%) Mockito
11 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.80%) NCover
12 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (14.80%) Finance
2 30 (12.00%) Banking
3 18 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.00%) Back Office
5 12 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.40%) Front Office
7 7 (2.80%) Retail
7 7 (2.80%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.60%) Marketing
9 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.20%) Publishing
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Military
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (58.80%) Developer
2 56 (22.40%) .NET Developer
3 50 (20.00%) Architect
4 40 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 36 (14.40%) Java Developer
6 28 (11.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.20%) Analyst
10 12 (4.80%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
12 9 (3.60%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.60%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.60%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Software Development Team Leader
13 8 (3.20%) Software Team Leader
13 8 (3.20%) Development Team Leader
14 7 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (54.00%) .NET
2 71 (28.40%) ASP.NET
3 57 (22.80%) Web Services
4 50 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 48 (19.20%) HTML
6 46 (18.40%) XML
7 42 (16.80%) CSS
8 37 (14.80%) jQuery
9 31 (12.40%) WCF
10 30 (12.00%) Spring
11 26 (10.40%) Middleware
12 22 (8.80%) J2EE
13 21 (8.40%) SOAP
13 21 (8.40%) Hibernate
13 21 (8.40%) REST
14 20 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (8.00%) Ajax
15 16 (6.40%) Servlets
15 16 (6.40%) LINQ
16 15 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.00%) Open Source
2 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.60%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.60%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.00%) Derivative
6 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.60%) Equities
7 8 (3.20%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (2.40%) PKI
10 5 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.00%) Clustering
10 5 (2.00%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.60%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.60%) HACMP
11 4 (1.60%) User Experience
12 3 (1.20%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.80%) Windows
2 30 (12.00%) UNIX
3 23 (9.20%) Linux
4 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.00%) Android
5 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) VMS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.80%) SUSE
8 2 (0.80%) AIX
8 2 (0.80%) HPUX
8 2 (0.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.60%) OO
2 80 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (26.40%) MVC
4 51 (20.40%) TDD
5 43 (17.20%) SOA
6 32 (12.80%) Unit Testing
7 31 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (12.00%) OOD
8 30 (12.00%) Scrum
9 21 (8.40%) Release Management
10 17 (6.80%) Analytics
10 17 (6.80%) Service Management
10 17 (6.80%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.00%) Web Development
11 15 (6.00%) OOP
11 15 (6.00%) ITIL
12 14 (5.60%) Workflow
13 13 (5.20%) CRM
13 13 (5.20%) Risk Management
13 13 (5.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.40%) C#
2 87 (34.80%) SQL
3 77 (30.80%) JavaScript
4 58 (23.20%) Java
5 22 (8.80%) VB
6 16 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 14 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.40%) VBA
9 10 (4.00%) C++
10 8 (3.20%) VBScript
11 7 (2.80%) XPath
12 5 (2.00%) XQuery
12 5 (2.00%) Perl
13 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.20%) C
15 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.00%) Degree
2 27 (10.80%) Security Cleared
3 23 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) MCP
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.20%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.80%) GPFS
5 1 (0.40%) iptables
5 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) logstash
1 4 (1.60%) Kibana
2 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) MOM
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (19.20%) Oracle
3 11 (4.40%) IBM
4 8 (3.20%) Intel
4 8 (3.20%) Sybase
4 8 (3.20%) SAP
5 7 (2.80%) VMware
6 5 (2.00%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.00%) Pega
6 5 (2.00%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.60%) Kofax
7 4 (1.60%) HP
7 4 (1.60%) EMC
8 3 (1.20%) Vitria
8 3 (1.20%) BEA
8 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.80%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.80%) Telerik
9 2 (0.80%) Perforce
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