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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 449 352 357
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +5
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 140 223 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.49% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 152 160
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£400 £383 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.60% +29.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.60% -
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
16162 14993 16176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9953 9408 9544
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 606 799
Average hourly rate £18.54 £18.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -24.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -55 54 £513 +2.50% 26
South East -1 32 £400 +23.07% 12
West Midlands -24 18 £310 -4.24% 5
East Midlands -8 8 £325 +8.33% 8
East of England -31 8 £493 +45.92% 5
North West -18 7 £323 +4.03% 14
North East - 6 £375 -
South West -37 5 £375 -21.05% 6
Yorkshire +3 2 £328 +11.48% 5
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 156 (54.17%) C#
2 152 (52.78%) .NET
3 122 (42.36%) SQL
4 118 (40.97%) SQL Server
5 113 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (33.68%) ASP.NET
7 90 (31.25%) Oracle
8 89 (30.90%) OO
9 88 (30.56%) SOA
10 87 (30.21%) JavaScript
11 78 (27.08%) Web Services
11 78 (27.08%) TDD
12 76 (26.39%) Microsoft
13 74 (25.69%) MVC
14 73 (25.35%) Scrum
15 69 (23.96%) HTML
16 65 (22.57%) WCF
17 64 (22.22%) XML
18 59 (20.49%) Finance
19 56 (19.44%) Java
20 52 (18.06%) CSS
20 52 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
21 49 (17.01%) Banking
22 48 (16.67%) Windows
23 46 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
24 44 (15.28%) jQuery
25 43 (14.93%) .NET Framework
26 42 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
26 42 (14.58%) PL/SQL
27 39 (13.54%) XSLT

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (5.90%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.86%) Apache
3 13 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.82%) IIS
5 11 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.43%) WebLogic Integration
8 5 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.74%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.39%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.39%) CMS
10 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.69%) CICS
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.69%) Papyrus
11 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 25 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.69%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Summit
3 2 (0.69%) Exstream
3 2 (0.69%) RMDS
3 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Heroku
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.17%) LDAP
2 10 (3.47%) HTTP
3 7 (2.43%) FTP
4 5 (1.74%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.74%) SAN
5 3 (1.04%) SSH
5 3 (1.04%) DNS
5 3 (1.04%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.69%) Network Security
6 2 (0.69%) AMQP
6 2 (0.69%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) Firewall
7 1 (0.35%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (40.97%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 30 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (9.03%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.43%) MS Access
12 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.74%) MySQL
13 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.04%) DB2
14 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.04%) Ingres
14 3 (1.04%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.90%) NUnit
4 14 (4.86%) Subversion
4 14 (4.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.82%) JIRA
6 10 (3.47%) Serena SBM
7 7 (2.43%) Xcode
8 4 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.04%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.04%) JUnit
9 3 (1.04%) NCover
9 3 (1.04%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.69%) Moq
10 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.69%) NuGet
10 2 (0.69%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.69%) jMock
10 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 59 (20.49%) Finance
2 49 (17.01%) Banking
3 20 (6.94%) Investment Banking
3 20 (6.94%) Back Office
4 15 (5.21%) Front Office
5 13 (4.51%) Retail
6 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
9 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.35%) International Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (60.07%) Developer
2 59 (20.49%) .NET Developer
3 48 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 32 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 29 (10.07%) Architect
6 22 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (7.29%) Analyst
7 21 (7.29%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.60%) Software Developer
9 18 (6.25%) Development Manager
10 15 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.86%) Applications Support
12 12 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.17%) Web Development Manager
12 12 (4.17%) Web Manager
13 11 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (3.82%) Team Leader
13 11 (3.82%) Technical Architect
14 10 (3.47%) Web Developer
14 10 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (52.78%) .NET
2 97 (33.68%) ASP.NET
3 78 (27.08%) Web Services
4 69 (23.96%) HTML
5 65 (22.57%) WCF
6 64 (22.22%) XML
7 52 (18.06%) CSS
7 52 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (15.28%) jQuery
9 43 (14.93%) .NET Framework
10 39 (13.54%) XSLT
11 36 (12.50%) WPF
12 29 (10.07%) REST
13 27 (9.38%) WinForms
14 23 (7.99%) Ajax
15 21 (7.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (6.60%) HTML5
17 18 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 15 (5.21%) SOAP
19 14 (4.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.86%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.43%) Equities
5 7 (2.43%) Open Source
6 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.74%) Derivative
7 5 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.39%) iPhone
8 4 (1.39%) User Experience
8 4 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.39%) Replication
8 4 (1.39%) Clustering
8 4 (1.39%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.04%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.04%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.67%) Windows
2 30 (10.42%) Linux
3 24 (8.33%) UNIX
4 14 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.13%) Android
6 7 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.43%) SUSE
6 7 (2.43%) HPUX
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.04%) VMS
7 3 (1.04%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
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
1 113 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (30.90%) OO
3 88 (30.56%) SOA
4 78 (27.08%) TDD
5 74 (25.69%) MVC
6 73 (25.35%) Scrum
7 42 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 33 (11.46%) Unit Testing
10 27 (9.38%) Web Development
11 26 (9.03%) Coaching
12 24 (8.33%) UML
13 23 (7.99%) CRM
13 23 (7.99%) Change Management
14 22 (7.64%) OOD
14 22 (7.64%) Waterfall
14 22 (7.64%) BDD
15 21 (7.29%) PRINCE2
16 20 (6.94%) Data Modelling
17 19 (6.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (54.17%) C#
2 122 (42.36%) SQL
3 87 (30.21%) JavaScript
4 56 (19.44%) Java
5 42 (14.58%) PL/SQL
6 28 (9.72%) VB.NET
7 18 (6.25%) Objective-C
7 18 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.90%) VB
9 12 (4.17%) XAML
10 11 (3.82%) C++
11 8 (2.78%) VBA
12 7 (2.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 7 (2.43%) VBScript
13 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.74%) Perl
15 4 (1.39%) C
15 4 (1.39%) Ruby
16 3 (1.04%) Korn
16 3 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (4.86%) Degree
2 11 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.78%) ISEB
4 7 (2.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (2.43%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.60%) QA
2 8 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.04%) NFS
3 3 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.35%) Varnish
4 1 (0.35%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.13%) SCCM
2 7 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.04%) Puppet
4 2 (0.69%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 90 (31.25%) Oracle
2 76 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.51%) IBM
4 12 (4.17%) Telerik
5 10 (3.47%) Serena
5 10 (3.47%) HP
6 9 (3.13%) Sybase
6 9 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.43%) VMware
7 7 (2.43%) AccuRev
8 6 (2.08%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) NetApp
9 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.04%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.04%) EMC
10 3 (1.04%) JBoss
10 3 (1.04%) Sun
10 3 (1.04%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.69%) StreamServe
11 2 (0.69%) Cerillion
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