The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 465 316 355
Rank change year-on-year
-149 +39
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 125 189 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.68% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 129 145
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £566 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £343
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.16%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
N-Tier
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -66 42 £375 -26.10% 19
South East -20 20 £380 +21.60% 9
East of England -24 17 £443 -1.66% 12
West Midlands -22 15 £325 +5.69% 10
South West -13 11 £375 +87.50% 8
North West -14 7 £375 +51.51% 8
Yorkshire -23 7 £265 -28.18% 7
East Midlands -21 6 £300 - 6
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 184 (61.33%) .NET
2 161 (53.67%) C#
3 136 (45.33%) SQL Server
4 118 (39.33%) SQL
5 98 (32.67%) SOA
6 94 (31.33%) ASP.NET
7 89 (29.67%) Web Services
8 87 (29.00%) Microsoft
9 83 (27.67%) TDD
10 79 (26.33%) WCF
11 68 (22.67%) JavaScript
12 67 (22.33%) Oracle
12 67 (22.33%) XML
13 65 (21.67%) Windows
13 65 (21.67%) Finance
14 64 (21.33%) .NET Framework
15 62 (20.67%) OO
15 62 (20.67%) Java
16 57 (19.00%) HTML
16 57 (19.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 55 (18.33%) MVC
18 53 (17.67%) WPF
19 50 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
20 45 (15.00%) jQuery
20 45 (15.00%) Unit Testing
21 43 (14.33%) Scrum
22 42 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
23 38 (12.67%) CSS
23 38 (12.67%) Enterprise Software
24 36 (12.00%) Oracle Database

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (7.67%) IIS
2 17 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.33%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.67%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.00%) Apache
7 8 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.00%) Papyrus
10 5 (1.67%) CMS
11 4 (1.33%) Site Server
11 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.00%) Node.js
12 3 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Integration
13 2 (0.67%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.33%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.00%) Exstream
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.67%) Internet
2 7 (2.33%) HTTP
3 5 (1.67%) Firewall
3 5 (1.67%) SMS
4 4 (1.33%) GSM
4 4 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.33%) RTCP
4 4 (1.33%) RTP
5 3 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (1.00%) Intranet
5 3 (1.00%) DNS
5 3 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.67%) IPv4
6 2 (0.67%) IPv6
6 2 (0.67%) SAN
6 2 (0.67%) FTP
6 2 (0.67%) RFID
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 34 (11.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (8.33%) MySQL
7 23 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (6.00%) Relational Database
9 16 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.33%) QlikView
11 10 (3.33%) MongoDB
12 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (2.33%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.33%) DB2
16 3 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
16 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (1.00%) DataStage
17 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (9.33%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.00%) Subversion
4 16 (5.33%) NUnit
5 14 (4.67%) JIRA
6 8 (2.67%) Xcode
7 7 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.00%) Serena SBM
9 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.33%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.33%) FitNesse
10 4 (1.33%) MSTest
10 4 (1.33%) NMock
11 3 (1.00%) NuGet
11 3 (1.00%) Maven
11 3 (1.00%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.67%) Ant
General
1 65 (21.67%) Finance
2 36 (12.00%) Banking
3 17 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.67%) Back Office
5 10 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.00%) Retail
7 8 (2.67%) Front Office
8 6 (2.00%) Games
9 4 (1.33%) Legal
10 3 (1.00%) Military
11 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 185 (61.67%) Developer
2 60 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 40 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 35 (11.67%) Analyst
5 32 (10.67%) Architect
6 26 (8.67%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.67%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.67%) Systems Analyst
10 14 (4.67%) Systems Developer
10 14 (4.67%) Designer
11 12 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 12 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Applications Support
12 11 (3.67%) Applications Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (61.33%) .NET
2 94 (31.33%) ASP.NET
3 89 (29.67%) Web Services
4 79 (26.33%) WCF
5 67 (22.33%) XML
6 64 (21.33%) .NET Framework
7 57 (19.00%) HTML
8 53 (17.67%) WPF
9 45 (15.00%) jQuery
10 38 (12.67%) CSS
11 35 (11.67%) Ajax
12 32 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (8.33%) SOAP
15 23 (7.67%) J2EE
15 23 (7.67%) WinForms
15 23 (7.67%) LINQ
16 21 (7.00%) Silverlight
16 21 (7.00%) REST
17 20 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.67%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.00%) iPhone
4 11 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.67%) Open Source
7 5 (1.67%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.67%) Replication
8 4 (1.33%) W3C
8 4 (1.33%) Equities
8 4 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.33%) Online Games
9 3 (1.00%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.00%) DataPower
9 3 (1.00%) Social Media
9 3 (1.00%) Statistics
9 3 (1.00%) GIS
10 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.67%) Windows
2 35 (11.67%) Linux
3 13 (4.33%) UNIX
4 12 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.67%) Android
6 6 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.33%) Solaris
8 4 (1.33%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.00%) AIX
10 2 (0.67%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.67%) HPUX
10 2 (0.67%) SUSE
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (32.67%) SOA
2 83 (27.67%) TDD
3 62 (20.67%) OO
4 55 (18.33%) MVC
5 50 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 43 (14.33%) Scrum
8 36 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 35 (11.67%) Multithreading
10 29 (9.67%) UML
10 29 (9.67%) CRM
11 27 (9.00%) Migration
12 26 (8.67%) Software Engineering
12 26 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (7.67%) Configuration Management
14 22 (7.33%) OOP
15 20 (6.67%) Web Development
16 19 (6.33%) ETL
16 19 (6.33%) Content Management
16 19 (6.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 161 (53.67%) C#
2 118 (39.33%) SQL
3 68 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 62 (20.67%) Java
5 31 (10.33%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.00%) Python
8 11 (3.67%) VB
8 11 (3.67%) C++
8 11 (3.67%) Objective-C
9 10 (3.33%) PHP
9 10 (3.33%) Lua
10 9 (3.00%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.00%) Perl
11 8 (2.67%) VBA
11 8 (2.67%) Ruby
12 7 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 6 (2.00%) X++
14 5 (1.67%) VB6
15 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (5.67%) Degree
2 14 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.33%) CCNA
5 4 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.33%) MCSE
5 4 (1.33%) MCSD
6 3 (1.00%) ISEB
7 2 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.67%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) COBIT
2 2 (0.67%) JTAG
2 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) KVM
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.00%) Puppet
2 8 (2.67%) SCCM
3 3 (1.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (22.33%) Oracle
3 13 (4.33%) IBM
4 12 (4.00%) HP
5 11 (3.67%) DevExpress
5 11 (3.67%) JBoss
5 11 (3.67%) Serena
6 10 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.33%) Cerillion
7 8 (2.67%) Sun
8 7 (2.33%) StreamServe
8 7 (2.33%) Cisco
8 7 (2.33%) Sybase
9 5 (1.67%) Telerik
10 3 (1.00%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.00%) Typemock
10 3 (1.00%) F5
10 3 (1.00%) ESRI
11 2 (0.67%) Lotus
11 2 (0.67%) Mapinfo
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £625 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £370 - £405 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £395 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Applitracker
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago