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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 441 343 352
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +9
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 138 232 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.81% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 161 157
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £50.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.00% +40.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.37% -
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
13109 12783 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.04% 26.58% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7937 8002 8058
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 546 721
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -59 45 £513 - 23
South East -2 39 £400 +23.07% 10
West Midlands -16 17 £310 +3.33% 5
North West -4 13 £325 +2.36% 11
East Midlands -10 8 £325 +8.33% 4
North East - 6 £375 - 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £328 +4.80% 7
East of England -33 4 £290 -14.07% 4
South West -39 2 - - 9
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 160 (56.74%) C#
2 159 (56.38%) .NET
3 122 (43.26%) SQL
4 118 (41.84%) SQL Server
5 100 (35.46%) ASP.NET
6 91 (32.27%) SOA
7 85 (30.14%) Oracle
8 84 (29.79%) TDD
9 81 (28.72%) JavaScript
10 78 (27.66%) Web Services
11 77 (27.30%) OO
12 74 (26.24%) Microsoft
13 67 (23.76%) HTML
14 66 (23.40%) MVC
14 66 (23.40%) Scrum
15 63 (22.34%) WCF
16 59 (20.92%) Finance
16 59 (20.92%) XML
17 53 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 49 (17.38%) CSS
19 48 (17.02%) Java
20 47 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 45 (15.96%) Windows
22 44 (15.60%) Banking
22 44 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
23 43 (15.25%) .NET Framework
24 40 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
24 40 (14.18%) PL/SQL
25 39 (13.83%) jQuery
26 38 (13.48%) WPF

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (7.45%) WebLogic
2 15 (5.32%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.96%) Apache
3 14 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.90%) IIS
5 9 (3.19%) WebLogic Integration
5 9 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.77%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.77%) CMS
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.71%) CICS
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.71%) Papyrus
10 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.26%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Exstream
3 2 (0.71%) RMDS
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Heroku
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.26%) LDAP
2 9 (3.19%) FTP
3 7 (2.48%) HTTP
4 4 (1.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.06%) SAN
6 2 (0.71%) GSM
6 2 (0.71%) SMS
6 2 (0.71%) Internet
6 2 (0.71%) RTCP
6 2 (0.71%) RTP
6 2 (0.71%) RFID
6 2 (0.71%) Network Security
6 2 (0.71%) AMQP
7 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.35%) Firewall
7 1 (0.35%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) VPN
7 1 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (41.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.48%) Oracle Database
3 35 (12.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.19%) MS Access
9 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.48%) MySQL
12 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.06%) Big Data
13 3 (1.06%) ZAP BI
13 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.06%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 44 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (7.80%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.03%) NUnit
3 17 (6.03%) Subversion
4 12 (4.26%) JIRA
5 9 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.19%) Serena SBM
6 7 (2.48%) Xcode
7 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.06%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.06%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.06%) NCover
8 3 (1.06%) NuGet
9 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.71%) Ant
9 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.35%) Introscope
General
1 59 (20.92%) Finance
2 44 (15.60%) Banking
3 19 (6.74%) Back Office
4 17 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.26%) Retail
6 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.90%) Front Office
7 6 (2.13%) Games
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (60.28%) Developer
2 61 (21.63%) .NET Developer
3 51 (18.09%) C# Developer
4 30 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 24 (8.51%) Architect
6 23 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (7.80%) Analyst
8 19 (6.74%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.38%) Development Manager
10 15 (5.32%) Applications Support
10 15 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.26%) Web Manager
12 12 (4.26%) Web Development Manager
12 12 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
13 11 (3.90%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.90%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.55%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (56.38%) .NET
2 100 (35.46%) ASP.NET
3 78 (27.66%) Web Services
4 67 (23.76%) HTML
5 63 (22.34%) WCF
6 59 (20.92%) XML
7 53 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (17.38%) CSS
9 43 (15.25%) .NET Framework
10 39 (13.83%) jQuery
11 38 (13.48%) WPF
12 33 (11.70%) XSLT
13 30 (10.64%) WinForms
14 26 (9.22%) REST
15 24 (8.51%) Ajax
16 22 (7.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (6.74%) HTML5
18 18 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 16 (5.67%) SOAP
20 15 (5.32%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.13%) Replication
4 6 (2.13%) Equities
4 6 (2.13%) Open Source
5 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.42%) iPhone
6 4 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.06%) Derivative
7 3 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.06%) Statistics
7 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.06%) SCORM
7 3 (1.06%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.96%) Windows
2 24 (8.51%) Linux
3 17 (6.03%) UNIX
4 13 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.19%) SUSE
5 9 (3.19%) Android
5 9 (3.19%) HPUX
6 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.06%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.27%) SOA
2 84 (29.79%) TDD
3 77 (27.30%) OO
4 66 (23.40%) MVC
4 66 (23.40%) Scrum
5 47 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (13.48%) E-Commerce
8 37 (13.12%) Unit Testing
9 27 (9.57%) Web Development
10 23 (8.16%) CRM
11 21 (7.45%) Change Management
11 21 (7.45%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.45%) BDD
12 19 (6.74%) Multithreading
12 19 (6.74%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.38%) OOD
13 18 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (6.03%) Project Management
15 16 (5.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (56.74%) C#
2 122 (43.26%) SQL
3 81 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.02%) Java
5 40 (14.18%) PL/SQL
6 33 (11.70%) VB.NET
7 21 (7.45%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.74%) VB
9 17 (6.03%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.90%) C++
10 11 (3.90%) XAML
11 9 (3.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 8 (2.84%) VBA
13 7 (2.48%) VBScript
14 4 (1.42%) C
14 4 (1.42%) Ruby
14 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.06%) Python
15 3 (1.06%) VB6
16 2 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (4.96%) Degree
2 10 (3.55%) ISEB
3 9 (3.19%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.09%) QA
2 9 (3.19%) SLA
3 4 (1.42%) COBIT
4 2 (0.71%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) NFS
4 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.35%) Varnish
4 1 (0.35%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.19%) SCCM
1 9 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) CA Wily
2 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
3 1 (0.35%) Cacti
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (30.14%) Oracle
2 74 (26.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.61%) IBM
4 12 (4.26%) HP
5 11 (3.90%) TIBCO
5 11 (3.90%) Telerik
6 10 (3.55%) Sybase
7 9 (3.19%) Serena
8 7 (2.48%) AccuRev
9 6 (2.13%) SAP
10 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.77%) VMware
11 4 (1.42%) NetApp
12 3 (1.06%) Sun
12 3 (1.06%) Cognizant
12 3 (1.06%) Perforce
12 3 (1.06%) FatWire
12 3 (1.06%) StreamServe
12 3 (1.06%) Cerillion
13 2 (0.71%) 3PAR
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Rate: neg.
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £565.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago