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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 521 467 452
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -15
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 110 140 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 99 103
Median daily rate £400 £423 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00
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
16726 16874 15817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.50% 32.70% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10894 10786 9685
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 664 640
Median hourly rate £20.81 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 July 2016.

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 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -31 45 £525 +7.69% 15
South East +7 27 £350 -2.09% 3
Yorkshire +3 11 £400 +23.07% 1
East of England +25 10 £438 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -41 7 £545 +36.25% 1
South West - 4 £320 -
North West -15 3 £263 -34.37% 5
North East - 2 £301 -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 111 (50.68%) .NET
2 95 (43.38%) SQL
3 93 (42.47%) C#
4 90 (41.10%) SQL Server
5 82 (37.44%) ASP.NET
5 82 (37.44%) Web Services
6 78 (35.62%) MVC
7 77 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (34.70%) JavaScript
9 71 (32.42%) Java
10 68 (31.05%) HTML
11 55 (25.11%) XML
12 53 (24.20%) Oracle
12 53 (24.20%) jQuery
13 52 (23.74%) CSS
14 49 (22.37%) Finance
15 47 (21.46%) Microsoft
15 47 (21.46%) Relational Database
16 45 (20.55%) TDD
17 43 (19.63%) OO
17 43 (19.63%) Web Development
17 43 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (18.72%) .NET Framework
19 40 (18.26%) WCF
19 40 (18.26%) SOA
20 39 (17.81%) Entity Framework
21 37 (16.89%) SDLC
22 35 (15.98%) ASP.NET Web API
22 35 (15.98%) RDBMS
23 33 (15.07%) Windows

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 23 (10.50%) WebLogic
2 18 (8.22%) CMS
3 16 (7.31%) IIS
3 16 (7.31%) JBoss
3 16 (7.31%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (5.48%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (4.11%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.74%) Apache
9 5 (2.28%) Confluence
9 5 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.83%) Jetty
11 3 (1.37%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 12 (5.48%) MS Office
2 4 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.85%) HTTP
2 13 (5.94%) Internet
3 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.20%) Firewall
6 6 (2.74%) DNS
7 5 (2.28%) DMZ
7 5 (2.28%) IPsec
7 5 (2.28%) VPN
8 4 (1.83%) Wireless
9 3 (1.37%) Network Security
10 2 (0.91%) AMQP
11 1 (0.46%) BGP
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.46%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.46%) Multicast
11 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.46%) RTP
11 1 (0.46%) SSL
11 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (41.10%) SQL Server
2 47 (21.46%) Relational Database
3 35 (15.98%) RDBMS
4 23 (10.50%) Oracle Database
5 21 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (6.85%) DB2
7 14 (6.39%) MongoDB
7 14 (6.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.57%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.65%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.20%) Big Data
10 7 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.74%) MySQL
11 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.28%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (2.28%) MariaDB
12 5 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (10.05%) Selenium
3 16 (7.31%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.31%) Mockito
4 14 (6.39%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.94%) JIRA
5 13 (5.94%) Maven
6 12 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.02%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.11%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (3.65%) Ant
9 8 (3.65%) JMeter
9 8 (3.65%) JUnit
10 7 (3.20%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.20%) NUnit
10 7 (3.20%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.20%) Subversion
11 6 (2.74%) Moq
11 6 (2.74%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.28%) Hamcrest
General
1 49 (22.37%) Finance
2 25 (11.42%) Banking
3 12 (5.48%) Marketing
4 9 (4.11%) Front Office
4 9 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.28%) International Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Military
6 4 (1.83%) Legal
7 3 (1.37%) Back Office
7 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (70.32%) Developer
2 53 (24.20%) .NET Developer
3 44 (20.09%) C# Developer
4 38 (17.35%) Java Developer
5 34 (15.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (13.70%) Architect
7 28 (12.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (12.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (10.96%) Senior Developer
10 21 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 21 (9.59%) SQL Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Sitecore Developer
11 13 (5.94%) SQL Server Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.48%) Technical Architect
13 11 (5.02%) C++ Developer
14 10 (4.57%) Agile Developer
15 9 (4.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (50.68%) .NET
2 82 (37.44%) ASP.NET
2 82 (37.44%) Web Services
3 68 (31.05%) HTML
4 55 (25.11%) XML
5 53 (24.20%) jQuery
6 52 (23.74%) CSS
7 43 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (18.72%) .NET Framework
9 40 (18.26%) WCF
10 39 (17.81%) Entity Framework
11 35 (15.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (11.87%) Spring
13 22 (10.05%) HTML5
13 22 (10.05%) Middleware
14 21 (9.59%) AngularJS
15 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (8.22%) REST
15 18 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (7.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.85%) Client/Server
2 15 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.57%) Equities
3 10 (4.57%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (4.57%) Replication
4 9 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (4.11%) User Experience
4 9 (4.11%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.28%) Clustering
6 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) Grid Computing
6 5 (2.28%) PKI
7 4 (1.83%) Derivative
7 4 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.83%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.07%) Windows
2 19 (8.68%) Unix
3 15 (6.85%) Linux
4 9 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.20%) Solaris
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.37%) AIX
7 3 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.91%) Android
8 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.91%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.62%) MVC
2 77 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (20.55%) TDD
4 43 (19.63%) OO
4 43 (19.63%) Web Development
5 40 (18.26%) SOA
6 37 (16.89%) SDLC
7 31 (14.16%) Scrum
8 27 (12.33%) High Availability
8 27 (12.33%) Unit Testing
9 23 (10.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 23 (10.50%) Multithreading
10 21 (9.59%) Workflow
11 19 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.68%) Data Modelling
11 19 (8.68%) OOP
12 18 (8.22%) CRM
13 17 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (7.31%) Low Latency
15 15 (6.85%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 95 (43.38%) SQL
2 93 (42.47%) C#
3 76 (34.70%) JavaScript
4 71 (32.42%) Java
5 20 (9.13%) T-SQL
6 16 (7.31%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.39%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.94%) C++
9 8 (3.65%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.20%) VB
11 5 (2.28%) C
11 5 (2.28%) Perl
11 5 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.83%) PHP
12 4 (1.83%) VBA
13 3 (1.37%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.37%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.37%) VBScript
14 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (6.85%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.20%) MCPD
4 7 (3.20%) MCSD
4 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) CCIE
5 1 (0.46%) CCNA
5 1 (0.46%) CCNP
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.02%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (5.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.37%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.46%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 53 (24.20%) Oracle
2 47 (21.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.05%) IBM
4 15 (6.85%) Sitecore
4 15 (6.85%) Sybase
5 9 (4.11%) Pega
5 9 (4.11%) Vitria
6 8 (3.65%) BEA
7 7 (3.20%) Perforce
7 7 (3.20%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.28%) DataSynapse
8 5 (2.28%) Solace
8 5 (2.28%) Telerik
9 4 (1.83%) Cisco
10 3 (1.37%) Adobe
10 3 (1.37%) Dell
10 3 (1.37%) EMC
10 3 (1.37%) F5
10 3 (1.37%) NetApp
10 3 (1.37%) Splunk