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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 469 421 333
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -88
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 95 126 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.88% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 139
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£350 £406 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £125.00 - £51.50
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
14483 14382 12725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.41% 31.44% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9042 8892 7779
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 589 719
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
South East -16 31 £318 -9.28% 5
London -26 30 £500 - 17
West Midlands -2 15 £338 +6.71% 8
North West -16 9 £350 +7.76% 6
South West -23 8 £338 -18.18% 9
East Midlands +4 5 £363 - 3
East of England -13 3 £288 -23.33% 4
Yorkshire -14 1 £350 +38.61% 4
North East - - - - 3
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 120 (50.00%) .NET
2 112 (46.67%) C#
3 98 (40.83%) SQL Server
4 95 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (38.75%) OO
6 87 (36.25%) SQL
7 85 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 71 (29.58%) ASP.NET
9 68 (28.33%) MVC
10 61 (25.42%) Web Services
10 61 (25.42%) Microsoft
11 60 (25.00%) Java
12 58 (24.17%) HTML
13 55 (22.92%) Oracle
14 52 (21.67%) TDD
15 51 (21.25%) CSS
16 50 (20.83%) SOA
17 46 (19.17%) XML
17 46 (19.17%) Windows
18 44 (18.33%) jQuery
19 37 (15.42%) Scrum
20 36 (15.00%) Spring
21 35 (14.58%) .NET Framework
21 35 (14.58%) Finance
21 35 (14.58%) UNIX
22 33 (13.75%) Banking
23 32 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
24 30 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
25 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
25 29 (12.08%) Relational Database

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (5.83%) Apache
1 14 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.00%) IIS
3 10 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.50%) JBoss
5 6 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.25%) CMS
7 3 (1.25%) Jetty
7 3 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.25%) MQSI
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 28 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) Windchill
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.42%) Summit
3 1 (0.42%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) HTTP
2 10 (4.17%) SAN
3 6 (2.50%) BGP
3 6 (2.50%) Firewall
3 6 (2.50%) NAS
3 6 (2.50%) Multicast
4 5 (2.08%) ATM
5 4 (1.67%) DNS
5 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.67%) SSH
5 4 (1.67%) PuTTY
6 3 (1.25%) LDAP
7 2 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) GPRS
8 1 (0.42%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (12.08%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (8.75%) RDBMS
5 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.17%) DB2
8 9 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.92%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.50%) OLTP
11 6 (2.50%) MySQL
12 5 (2.08%) EDRMS
13 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.67%) Ingres
13 4 (1.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.67%) NUnit
4 15 (6.25%) Subversion
4 15 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.00%) JUnit
6 11 (4.58%) Maven
7 10 (4.17%) JIRA
8 8 (3.33%) jMock
9 5 (2.08%) Selenium
10 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.67%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.25%) Mockito
11 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.25%) Hudson
11 3 (1.25%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.25%) Xcode
11 3 (1.25%) Serena SBM
11 3 (1.25%) Ant
General
1 35 (14.58%) Finance
2 33 (13.75%) Banking
3 20 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.00%) Front Office
4 12 (5.00%) Back Office
4 12 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.50%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.08%) Retail
7 4 (1.67%) Marketing
8 3 (1.25%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (63.75%) Developer
2 56 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.50%) Architect
4 36 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 31 (12.92%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (7.08%) Technical Architect
8 14 (5.83%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.42%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.00%) Analyst
10 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.92%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.50%) Applications Developer
14 6 (2.50%) Lead Developer
14 6 (2.50%) .NET Web Developer
15 5 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
15 5 (2.08%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (50.00%) .NET
2 71 (29.58%) ASP.NET
3 61 (25.42%) Web Services
4 58 (24.17%) HTML
5 51 (21.25%) CSS
6 46 (19.17%) XML
7 44 (18.33%) jQuery
8 36 (15.00%) Spring
9 35 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 27 (11.25%) WCF
11 25 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (10.00%) REST
13 22 (9.17%) J2EE
14 21 (8.75%) Ajax
14 21 (8.75%) Middleware
15 20 (8.33%) Hibernate
16 18 (7.50%) SOAP
16 18 (7.50%) WPF
17 16 (6.67%) Servlets
18 15 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.67%) Open Source
3 14 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.75%) Derivative
7 8 (3.33%) Equities
8 6 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (2.50%) Grid Computing
8 6 (2.50%) Clustering
8 6 (2.50%) PKI
8 6 (2.50%) User Experience
9 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.25%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.17%) Windows
2 35 (14.58%) UNIX
3 23 (9.58%) Linux
4 8 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.50%) Android
6 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.08%) VMS
8 3 (1.25%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.83%) AIX
9 2 (0.83%) Solaris
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (38.75%) OO
3 68 (28.33%) MVC
4 52 (21.67%) TDD
5 50 (20.83%) SOA
6 37 (15.42%) Scrum
7 32 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (11.67%) Unit Testing
9 24 (10.00%) UML
9 24 (10.00%) OOD
10 22 (9.17%) Release Management
11 16 (6.67%) Service Management
11 16 (6.67%) ITIL
11 16 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 16 (6.67%) Analytics
12 15 (6.25%) Service Delivery
13 14 (5.83%) CRM
14 13 (5.42%) OOP
14 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 112 (46.67%) C#
2 87 (36.25%) SQL
3 85 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 60 (25.00%) Java
5 15 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.00%) VB
7 11 (4.58%) VBA
8 9 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.33%) VBScript
10 7 (2.92%) Perl
10 7 (2.92%) XPath
11 6 (2.50%) C++
12 5 (2.08%) PHP
12 5 (2.08%) XQuery
13 4 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.67%) Korn
14 3 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (10.83%) Degree
2 24 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.92%) VCP4
5 6 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.42%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.67%) NFS
4 2 (0.83%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) logstash
1 7 (2.92%) Kibana
2 4 (1.67%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) MOM
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 55 (22.92%) Oracle
3 9 (3.75%) SAP
3 9 (3.75%) VMware
4 8 (3.33%) Telerik
4 8 (3.33%) IBM
5 7 (2.92%) Sybase
6 6 (2.50%) Intel
7 3 (1.25%) BEA
7 3 (1.25%) Vitria
7 3 (1.25%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.25%) Serena
7 3 (1.25%) Pega
7 3 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.83%) Perforce
8 2 (0.83%) Sencha
8 2 (0.83%) Google
8 2 (0.83%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.83%) NetApp
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