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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
UK / England
Rank 506 491 475
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 67 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 81
Median daily rate £515 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13536 15114 14755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.01% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8722 9718 9351
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 640 619
Median hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 55 £550 +29.41% 9
South East +7 4 £377 -7.42% 4
East of England -8 3 £360 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -36 3 £500 +38.88% 2
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 3
South West -4 1 £450 +38.46% 4
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 70 (45.45%) SQL
2 69 (44.81%) .NET
3 68 (44.16%) C#
4 67 (43.51%) SQL Server
5 56 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 53 (34.42%) ASP.NET
7 49 (31.82%) HTML
8 48 (31.17%) XML
9 42 (27.27%) CSS
10 41 (26.62%) WCF
11 40 (25.97%) LINQ
12 38 (24.68%) IIS
12 38 (24.68%) JavaScript
12 38 (24.68%) Web Services
13 37 (24.03%) OOP
13 37 (24.03%) MVC
13 37 (24.03%) Finance
13 37 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (23.38%) Java
15 35 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 34 (22.08%) LINQ to SQL
16 34 (22.08%) Windows
16 34 (22.08%) jQuery
17 33 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (21.43%) Banking
17 33 (21.43%) VB.NET
17 33 (21.43%) Microsoft
18 28 (18.18%) OWASP
18 28 (18.18%) Secure Coding
19 25 (16.23%) Ajax

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 38 (24.68%) IIS
2 14 (9.09%) CMS
3 13 (8.44%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.90%) JBoss
7 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) Apache
8 2 (1.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.65%) concrete5
9 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.65%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) HFM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Boomi
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) DMZ
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) LDAP
4 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (43.51%) SQL Server
2 33 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 13 (8.44%) NoSQL
6 12 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (6.49%) Big Data
7 10 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (6.49%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (5.84%) MS Access
9 5 (3.25%) MySQL
9 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.95%) Informix
10 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.30%) HBase
11 2 (1.30%) OLAP
11 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.44%) Subversion
4 8 (5.19%) NUnit
5 7 (4.55%) Ant
5 7 (4.55%) Selenium
6 6 (3.90%) ClearCase
6 6 (3.90%) CruiseControl
6 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.90%) Maven
6 6 (3.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.60%) WiX
8 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.30%) JUnit
8 2 (1.30%) Moq
9 1 (0.65%) JIRA
9 1 (0.65%) Mockito
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 37 (24.03%) Finance
2 33 (21.43%) Banking
3 25 (16.23%) Front Office
4 16 (10.39%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.84%) Local Government
6 6 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.25%) Back Office
7 5 (3.25%) Marketing
7 5 (3.25%) Retail
8 2 (1.30%) Military
8 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (70.13%) Developer
2 38 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 29 (18.83%) Architect
4 28 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 21 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 17 (11.04%) C++ Developer
7 15 (9.74%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Access Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Enterprise Architect
10 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Data Architect
11 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Technical Leader
12 7 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.55%) Credit Risk Java Developer
12 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (44.81%) .NET
2 53 (34.42%) ASP.NET
3 49 (31.82%) HTML
4 48 (31.17%) XML
5 42 (27.27%) CSS
6 41 (26.62%) WCF
7 40 (25.97%) LINQ
8 38 (24.68%) Web Services
9 35 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 34 (22.08%) jQuery
10 34 (22.08%) LINQ to SQL
11 25 (16.23%) Ajax
12 21 (13.64%) HTML5
12 21 (13.64%) SOAP
13 19 (12.34%) REST
14 18 (11.69%) .NET Framework
15 15 (9.74%) Spring
16 12 (7.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 12 (7.79%) STL
17 11 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (11.04%) Algorithms
3 12 (7.79%) Fixed Income
4 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.14%) Equities
5 9 (5.84%) Credit Risk
6 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.19%) Grid Computing
7 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.60%) Online Banking
9 4 (2.60%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.95%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.30%) Replication
12 1 (0.65%) Clustering
12 1 (0.65%) Derivative
12 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.65%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Windows
2 24 (15.58%) Unix
3 17 (11.04%) Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (24.03%) MVC
1 37 (24.03%) OOP
2 28 (18.18%) OWASP
2 28 (18.18%) Secure Coding
3 23 (14.94%) OO
3 23 (14.94%) Scrum
3 23 (14.94%) SOA
4 22 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 21 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (13.64%) SDLC
6 20 (12.99%) High Availability
7 16 (10.39%) Low Latency
7 16 (10.39%) UML
8 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
9 14 (9.09%) Migration
9 14 (9.09%) TDD
10 13 (8.44%) Web Development
11 12 (7.79%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (45.45%) SQL
2 68 (44.16%) C#
3 38 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 36 (23.38%) Java
5 33 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 20 (12.99%) C++
7 9 (5.84%) VBA
8 7 (4.55%) PHP
9 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) Erlang
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) Jython
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) QA
2 11 (7.14%) MiFID
3 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.29%) Oracle
3 13 (8.44%) IBM
4 12 (7.79%) Sitecore
5 10 (6.49%) Sybase
6 8 (5.19%) Dell
7 7 (4.55%) Cognizant
7 7 (4.55%) Solace
8 5 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.30%) Google
9 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.65%) Cognos
10 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.65%) MKS
10 1 (0.65%) Murex
10 1 (0.65%) Reuters
10 1 (0.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.65%) Temenos