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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 457 378 328
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -50
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 132 184 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.23% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 127 151
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£425 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
15460 14991 13695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.65% 31.74% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10102 9480 8215
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 629 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -34 55 £550 +29.41% 22
South West -9 15 £375 - 7
South East -29 15 £500 +33.33% 6
West Midlands -15 14 £325 - 2
North West -17 9 £275 -12.00% 4
North East -21 9 £352 -3.68%
East of England -25 7 £700 +72.30% 2
Yorkshire -5 5 £350 -34.57% 9
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 139 (51.48%) C#
2 132 (48.89%) .NET
3 123 (45.56%) SQL
4 113 (41.85%) SQL Server
5 95 (35.19%) OO
6 93 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 88 (32.59%) ASP.NET
9 72 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 70 (25.93%) HTML
11 68 (25.19%) Oracle
12 67 (24.81%) Web Services
13 64 (23.70%) TDD
13 64 (23.70%) MVC
14 61 (22.59%) SOA
15 56 (20.74%) Java
16 51 (18.89%) CSS
16 51 (18.89%) Banking
17 50 (18.52%) Windows
18 48 (17.78%) jQuery
19 47 (17.41%) XML
20 46 (17.04%) Scrum
21 42 (15.56%) Finance
21 42 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
22 39 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
22 39 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (13.70%) WCF
23 37 (13.70%) UNIX
24 36 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
25 35 (12.96%) .NET Framework

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (5.93%) Apache
2 15 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.07%) IIS
5 10 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.85%) WebLogic Integration
9 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.48%) JBoss
10 3 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.74%) MQSI
11 2 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.74%) CICS
11 2 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 32 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.15%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.74%) RMDS
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.74%) Summit
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Heroku
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.19%) HTTP
2 9 (3.33%) SAN
3 7 (2.59%) LDAP
4 6 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.85%) PuTTY
5 5 (1.85%) DNS
5 5 (1.85%) FTP
5 5 (1.85%) SSH
6 3 (1.11%) Multicast
6 3 (1.11%) BGP
6 3 (1.11%) Firewall
6 3 (1.11%) NAS
7 2 (0.74%) Internet
7 2 (0.74%) ATM
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (41.85%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 20 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.93%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.22%) Big Data
11 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.22%) MS Access
11 6 (2.22%) DB2
12 5 (1.85%) Ingres
12 5 (1.85%) EDRMS
12 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.41%) NUnit
4 16 (5.93%) Subversion
5 15 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.70%) JIRA
7 9 (3.33%) JUnit
8 8 (2.96%) Xcode
9 6 (2.22%) Maven
10 5 (1.85%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.85%) jMock
11 4 (1.48%) NCover
11 4 (1.48%) Serena SBM
12 3 (1.11%) Ant
12 3 (1.11%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.11%) Moq
12 3 (1.11%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.11%) Selenium
13 2 (0.74%) Mockito
General
1 51 (18.89%) Banking
2 42 (15.56%) Finance
3 31 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.78%) Front Office
5 12 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.07%) Retail
7 5 (1.85%) Back Office
8 4 (1.48%) Marketing
9 3 (1.11%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.74%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.74%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) International Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (64.07%) Developer
2 66 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 44 (16.30%) Architect
4 34 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 30 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.15%) Technical Architect
7 19 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 18 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.19%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.44%) Analyst
13 11 (4.07%) Software Developer
14 10 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.96%) Software Engineer
15 8 (2.96%) Programmer
15 8 (2.96%) Mobile Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
16 7 (2.59%) Technical Solutions Architect
16 7 (2.59%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (48.89%) .NET
2 88 (32.59%) ASP.NET
3 70 (25.93%) HTML
4 67 (24.81%) Web Services
5 51 (18.89%) CSS
6 48 (17.78%) jQuery
7 47 (17.41%) XML
8 37 (13.70%) WCF
9 36 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (12.96%) .NET Framework
11 32 (11.85%) REST
12 24 (8.89%) WPF
12 24 (8.89%) XSLT
13 23 (8.52%) Spring
14 21 (7.78%) HTML5
15 20 (7.41%) Ajax
16 18 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 16 (5.93%) J2EE
17 16 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.56%) Open Source
3 14 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.81%) Equities
5 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.96%) Derivative
6 8 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.59%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.59%) Clustering
8 6 (2.22%) Grid Computing
8 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.48%) Kindle
10 3 (1.11%) User Experience
10 3 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.11%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.11%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.52%) Windows
2 37 (13.70%) UNIX
3 32 (11.85%) Linux
4 12 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.96%) Android
7 5 (1.85%) HPUX
7 5 (1.85%) VMS
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.85%) SUSE
8 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.74%) Solaris
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.19%) OO
2 93 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (23.70%) TDD
3 64 (23.70%) MVC
4 61 (22.59%) SOA
5 46 (17.04%) Scrum
6 39 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 27 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 24 (8.89%) Multithreading
9 24 (8.89%) UML
10 23 (8.52%) OOD
10 23 (8.52%) Release Management
11 20 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.67%) Web Design
12 18 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.56%) Data Management
13 15 (5.56%) BDD
13 15 (5.56%) Configuration Management
14 14 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 139 (51.48%) C#
2 123 (45.56%) SQL
3 90 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 56 (20.74%) Java
5 26 (9.63%) VB.NET
6 22 (8.15%) VB
7 19 (7.04%) PL/SQL
7 19 (7.04%) Objective-C
8 17 (6.30%) VBA
9 16 (5.93%) T-SQL
10 15 (5.56%) VBScript
11 11 (4.07%) C++
12 8 (2.96%) XAML
12 8 (2.96%) Perl
13 6 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.22%) PHP
14 5 (1.85%) C
14 5 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 5 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.67%) Degree
3 17 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (1.85%) ISEB
5 5 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.85%) NFS
3 5 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.74%) GPFS
5 1 (0.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.59%) logstash
1 7 (2.59%) Kibana
2 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.85%) Puppet
3 4 (1.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 72 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 68 (25.19%) Oracle
3 16 (5.93%) IBM
4 15 (5.56%) Telerik
5 13 (4.81%) Sybase
6 11 (4.07%) VMware
7 10 (3.70%) SAP
7 10 (3.70%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.59%) HP
9 4 (1.48%) Serena
9 4 (1.48%) NetApp
9 4 (1.48%) Intel
9 4 (1.48%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.11%) EMC
10 3 (1.11%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.11%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.74%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.74%) Sencha
11 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.74%) BMC
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