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 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 412 441 335
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -106
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 170 131 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.83% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 83 128
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£400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £380 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - -
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
15562 15770 13586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.75% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9679 9878 8321
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 £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 623 618
Average hourly rate £18.47 £21.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% -7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.73 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 April 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 28 April 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 +29 77 £480 +28.00% 15
South East -10 27 £288 -24.34% 5
West Midlands +5 25 £400 +21.21% 12
East of England +14 17 £550 +27.90% 3
North West -7 17 £400 +6.66% 8
Yorkshire -18 14 £350 +27.27% 5
East Midlands +2 10 £400 +33.33% 5
South West +5 2 £210 -38.68% 2
Midlands - 1 £350 -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 158 (59.40%) .NET
2 146 (54.89%) C#
3 121 (45.49%) SQL Server
4 95 (35.71%) SQL
5 87 (32.71%) OO
5 87 (32.71%) Microsoft
6 80 (30.08%) JavaScript
7 78 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (28.20%) ASP.NET
9 70 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 68 (25.56%) MVC
11 65 (24.44%) Web Services
12 60 (22.56%) XML
13 59 (22.18%) TDD
14 57 (21.43%) Java
15 55 (20.68%) Oracle
16 54 (20.30%) Windows
17 46 (17.29%) Finance
18 43 (16.17%) HTML
19 41 (15.41%) jQuery
20 40 (15.04%) WCF
20 40 (15.04%) Unit Testing
21 38 (14.29%) SOA
22 37 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
23 36 (13.53%) VB
23 36 (13.53%) Banking
24 34 (12.78%) CSS
24 34 (12.78%) UNIX
25 33 (12.41%) MS Excel
26 31 (11.65%) Degree

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 22 (8.27%) IIS
2 14 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.51%) Apache
4 9 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.38%) CMS
4 9 (3.38%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.88%) Documentum
5 5 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.50%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (1.13%) Jetty
7 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.13%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.89%) MS Office
3 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.38%) HFM
3 1 (0.38%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.76%) HTTP
2 9 (3.38%) Firewall
3 8 (3.01%) NAS
3 8 (3.01%) SAN
4 5 (1.88%) ATM
4 5 (1.88%) Multicast
4 5 (1.88%) BGP
5 4 (1.50%) FTP
6 3 (1.13%) LDAP
6 3 (1.13%) Internet
6 3 (1.13%) VLAN
7 1 (0.38%) GPRS
7 1 (0.38%) UMTS
7 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (45.49%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (9.77%) Relational Database
5 19 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 17 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (6.39%) DB2
7 15 (5.64%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.76%) OLTP
8 10 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 7 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (2.63%) MySQL
10 7 (2.63%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (8.65%) Visual Studio
1 23 (8.65%) Subversion
2 20 (7.52%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.14%) NUnit
5 10 (3.76%) JUnit
5 10 (3.76%) Maven
6 9 (3.38%) JIRA
7 7 (2.63%) jMock
8 5 (1.88%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.88%) Selenium
8 5 (1.88%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.13%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.75%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.75%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.75%) Introscope
General
1 46 (17.29%) Finance
2 36 (13.53%) Banking
3 23 (8.65%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.64%) Front Office
5 14 (5.26%) Back Office
6 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.38%) Retail
8 6 (2.26%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.13%) Publishing
10 2 (0.75%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Military
10 2 (0.75%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 158 (59.40%) Developer
2 64 (24.06%) .NET Developer
3 51 (19.17%) Architect
4 45 (16.92%) C# Developer
5 42 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 32 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (7.52%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.02%) Analyst
8 16 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 14 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 14 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 14 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.89%) Software Team Leader
10 13 (4.89%) Software Development Team Leader
10 13 (4.89%) C# Web Developer
10 13 (4.89%) Development Team Leader
11 11 (4.14%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (59.40%) .NET
2 75 (28.20%) ASP.NET
3 70 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 65 (24.44%) Web Services
5 60 (22.56%) XML
6 43 (16.17%) HTML
7 41 (15.41%) jQuery
8 40 (15.04%) WCF
9 34 (12.78%) CSS
10 30 (11.28%) SOAP
11 27 (10.15%) Ajax
12 25 (9.40%) REST
13 24 (9.02%) Middleware
14 23 (8.65%) Spring
15 21 (7.89%) J2EE
15 21 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (7.52%) Servlets
17 19 (7.14%) Hibernate
17 19 (7.14%) LINQ
18 15 (5.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.90%) Open Source
2 24 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.27%) Client/Server
4 19 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.51%) Equities
6 11 (4.14%) Derivative
7 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (3.38%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (2.26%) Clustering
10 6 (2.26%) HACMP
10 6 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.88%) PKI
12 4 (1.50%) User Experience
12 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.13%) Cryptography
13 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.75%) Economics
14 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.30%) Windows
2 34 (12.78%) UNIX
3 26 (9.77%) Linux
4 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.13%) Solaris
6 3 (1.13%) AIX
7 2 (0.75%) HPUX
7 2 (0.75%) SUSE
7 2 (0.75%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.71%) OO
2 78 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (25.56%) MVC
4 59 (22.18%) TDD
5 40 (15.04%) Unit Testing
6 38 (14.29%) SOA
7 31 (11.65%) OOD
8 29 (10.90%) Scrum
9 27 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (9.40%) OOP
11 23 (8.65%) Web Development
12 22 (8.27%) Release Management
12 22 (8.27%) Multithreading
13 19 (7.14%) Software Engineering
14 18 (6.77%) Service Management
15 17 (6.39%) Risk Management
15 17 (6.39%) ITIL
15 17 (6.39%) UML
16 16 (6.02%) Service Delivery
16 16 (6.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 146 (54.89%) C#
2 95 (35.71%) SQL
3 80 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 57 (21.43%) Java
5 36 (13.53%) VB
6 20 (7.52%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.89%) XPath
9 12 (4.51%) C++
10 6 (2.26%) VBA
11 5 (1.88%) XQuery
11 5 (1.88%) VBScript
12 4 (1.50%) Perl
13 3 (1.13%) C
14 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.38%) XAML
15 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (11.65%) Degree
2 27 (10.15%) Security Cleared
3 24 (9.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) MCP
5 2 (0.75%) ISEB
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.13%) logstash
1 3 (1.13%) Kibana
2 2 (0.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 87 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 55 (20.68%) Oracle
3 16 (6.02%) Sybase
4 11 (4.14%) IBM
5 10 (3.76%) Intel
6 9 (3.38%) Kofax
7 8 (3.01%) VMware
8 7 (2.63%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.88%) EMC
9 5 (1.88%) SAP
10 4 (1.50%) HP
10 4 (1.50%) Pega
11 3 (1.13%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.13%) NetApp
11 3 (1.13%) Veritas
12 2 (0.75%) Informatica
12 2 (0.75%) Vitria
12 2 (0.75%) BEA
12 2 (0.75%) Compuware
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500pd - £550pd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £340 - £375 per day + neg.
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago