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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 410 348 380
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +32
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 147 219 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.75% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 153 134
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£368 £388 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-54.00% -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
South East -19 46 £470 +25.33% 10
London -55 43 £475 +2.92% 17
North West +4 17 £325 +6.55% 10
West Midlands -18 12 £310 -3.87% 9
Yorkshire +5 9 £300 -4.00% 10
East Midlands +2 8 £325 +8.78% 6
East of England -36 8 £312 -10.98% 7
South West -38 3 £313 -34.21% 8
North East - 1 £355 -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 161 (57.30%) .NET
2 157 (55.87%) C#
3 119 (42.35%) SQL Server
4 116 (41.28%) SQL
5 97 (34.52%) SOA
6 94 (33.45%) ASP.NET
7 83 (29.54%) Oracle
7 83 (29.54%) TDD
8 78 (27.76%) OO
9 76 (27.05%) Web Services
10 73 (25.98%) JavaScript
11 72 (25.62%) Scrum
12 67 (23.84%) Microsoft
13 64 (22.78%) XML
13 64 (22.78%) MVC
14 63 (22.42%) WCF
15 62 (22.06%) Finance
16 60 (21.35%) HTML
17 57 (20.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (18.15%) Team Foundation Server
19 48 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (16.37%) .NET Framework
20 46 (16.37%) E-Commerce
21 44 (15.66%) Java
22 43 (15.30%) CSS
22 43 (15.30%) Windows
23 40 (14.23%) WPF
23 40 (14.23%) jQuery
24 38 (13.52%) Banking
24 38 (13.52%) SQL Server 2008

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (7.47%) WebLogic
2 17 (6.05%) IIS
3 15 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.63%) Apache
6 9 (3.20%) WebLogic Integration
6 9 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.85%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.14%) CMS
9 5 (1.78%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.07%) Node.js
10 3 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.71%) CICS
11 2 (0.71%) Papyrus
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.91%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Exstream
3 2 (0.71%) RMDS
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Heroku
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.20%) FTP
1 9 (3.20%) LDAP
2 5 (1.78%) HTTPS
2 5 (1.78%) HTTP
3 4 (1.42%) SAN
4 3 (1.07%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) Network Security
5 2 (0.71%) NAS
5 2 (0.71%) AMQP
5 2 (0.71%) RTCP
5 2 (0.71%) RTP
5 2 (0.71%) RFID
5 2 (0.71%) IPv4
5 2 (0.71%) IPv6
5 2 (0.71%) GSM
5 2 (0.71%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (42.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (13.17%) Oracle Database
4 23 (8.19%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (5.34%) MySQL
8 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (4.27%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.20%) MS Access
11 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.85%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.78%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (1.07%) OLTP
16 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.07%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 51 (18.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (8.19%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.41%) NUnit
3 18 (6.41%) Subversion
4 9 (3.20%) JIRA
5 8 (2.85%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.85%) Serena SBM
6 5 (1.78%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.78%) NuGet
6 5 (1.78%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.42%) Xcode
8 3 (1.07%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.07%) NCover
8 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
10 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
General
1 62 (22.06%) Finance
2 38 (13.52%) Banking
3 19 (6.76%) Back Office
4 14 (4.98%) Retail
4 14 (4.98%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.56%) Front Office
7 7 (2.49%) Games
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 161 (57.30%) Developer
2 56 (19.93%) .NET Developer
3 50 (17.79%) C# Developer
4 30 (10.68%) Architect
4 30 (10.68%) Senior Developer
5 23 (8.19%) Analyst
6 22 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.41%) Development Manager
8 16 (5.69%) Technical Architect
9 15 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.98%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.27%) Web Development Manager
11 12 (4.27%) Web Manager
11 12 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.91%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.56%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (57.30%) .NET
2 94 (33.45%) ASP.NET
3 76 (27.05%) Web Services
4 64 (22.78%) XML
5 63 (22.42%) WCF
6 60 (21.35%) HTML
7 57 (20.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (16.37%) .NET Framework
9 43 (15.30%) CSS
10 40 (14.23%) WPF
10 40 (14.23%) jQuery
11 28 (9.96%) XSLT
12 27 (9.61%) WinForms
13 26 (9.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (8.90%) REST
15 22 (7.83%) Ajax
16 18 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 17 (6.05%) HTML5
17 17 (6.05%) SOAP
18 15 (5.34%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.20%) Open Source
5 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.49%) Replication
6 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.14%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.78%) iPhone
7 5 (1.78%) Statistics
7 5 (1.78%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.78%) Equities
8 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.07%) WURFL
9 3 (1.07%) W3C
9 3 (1.07%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.30%) Windows
2 20 (7.12%) Linux
3 16 (5.69%) UNIX
4 10 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.20%) SUSE
5 9 (3.20%) HPUX
6 8 (2.85%) Android
7 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.07%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.71%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) AIX
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.52%) SOA
2 83 (29.54%) TDD
3 78 (27.76%) OO
4 72 (25.62%) Scrum
5 64 (22.78%) MVC
6 48 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (16.37%) E-Commerce
8 35 (12.46%) Unit Testing
9 32 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (10.68%) Web Development
11 28 (9.96%) UML
12 24 (8.54%) CRM
13 23 (8.19%) PRINCE2
13 23 (8.19%) Multithreading
14 21 (7.47%) ETL
15 20 (7.12%) BDD
16 19 (6.76%) Change Management
17 18 (6.41%) Data Modelling
17 18 (6.41%) Waterfall
17 18 (6.41%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (55.87%) C#
2 116 (41.28%) SQL
3 73 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 44 (15.66%) Java
5 38 (13.52%) PL/SQL
6 23 (8.19%) VB.NET
6 23 (8.19%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.34%) Objective-C
8 11 (3.91%) VB
9 10 (3.56%) C++
9 10 (3.56%) XAML
10 9 (3.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 6 (2.14%) Python
12 3 (1.07%) PHP
12 3 (1.07%) Ruby
13 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.71%) VBA
13 2 (0.71%) XQuery
13 2 (0.71%) VB6
14 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (6.05%) Degree
2 10 (3.56%) ISEB
3 9 (3.20%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (3.20%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.12%) QA
2 8 (2.85%) SLA
3 4 (1.42%) COBIT
4 2 (0.71%) JTAG
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) GPFS
4 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (3.20%) SCCM
1 9 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) Cacti
3 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (29.54%) Oracle
2 67 (23.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.63%) IBM
4 11 (3.91%) TIBCO
4 11 (3.91%) HP
4 11 (3.91%) Telerik
5 9 (3.20%) Sybase
6 8 (2.85%) Serena
7 6 (2.14%) VMware
8 5 (1.78%) SAP
9 4 (1.42%) NetApp
9 4 (1.42%) Sun
9 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.42%) StreamServe
9 4 (1.42%) Cerillion
9 4 (1.42%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.07%) Perforce
10 3 (1.07%) FatWire
10 3 (1.07%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.71%) Mapinfo
Warwick, Warwickshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago