The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 398 353 402
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +49
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 41 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.83% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 33
Median daily rate £550 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50
N-Tier
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8411 8636 9173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.47% 37.13% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5916 5968 6115
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 165 185
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +12.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £52.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in London

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the London region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in London

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in London

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the London region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in London

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London +18 6 £463 -7.50% 4
Bromley - 1 £450 - 1
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 London region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 32 (38.10%) Java
2 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.71%) C#
3 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 28 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 26 (30.95%) .NET
6 25 (29.76%) Web Services
7 24 (28.57%) Finance
8 23 (27.38%) XML
8 23 (27.38%) HTML
8 23 (27.38%) Oracle
9 22 (26.19%) TDD
10 18 (21.43%) OO
10 18 (21.43%) SDLC
11 16 (19.05%) Windows
11 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 16 (19.05%) Scrum
11 16 (19.05%) Web Development
12 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (16.67%) Entity Framework
13 14 (16.67%) RDBMS
13 14 (16.67%) MVC
13 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
14 13 (15.48%) jQuery
14 13 (15.48%) Banking
14 13 (15.48%) Data Modelling

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.71%) JBoss
3 6 (7.14%) IIS
4 5 (5.95%) Confluence
4 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.76%) Jetty
5 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.57%) CMS
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.38%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.19%) Apache
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (3.57%) iPaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) DMZ
2 5 (5.95%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (5.95%) IPsec
2 5 (5.95%) VPN
3 4 (4.76%) Wireless
4 3 (3.57%) HTTP
4 3 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (1.19%) BGP
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.19%) LDAP
6 1 (1.19%) Multicast
6 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (7.14%) MySQL
8 5 (5.95%) Big Data
8 5 (5.95%) DB2
8 5 (5.95%) MariaDB
9 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.19%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (1.19%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Subversion
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.52%) Ant
3 8 (9.52%) Maven
4 7 (8.33%) Selenium
5 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.14%) JIRA
5 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.95%) JUnit
6 5 (5.95%) Mockito
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.57%) NUnit
8 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.38%) JBuilder
9 2 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Front Office
4 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.95%) Back Office
6 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 3 (3.57%) Retail
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.19%) International Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Architect
3 13 (15.48%) C# Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.14%) CRM Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Agile Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
2 25 (29.76%) Web Services
3 23 (27.38%) HTML
3 23 (27.38%) XML
4 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 14 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 13 (15.48%) jQuery
7 12 (14.29%) HTML5
8 11 (13.10%) Middleware
8 11 (13.10%) WPF
9 10 (11.90%) WCF
10 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (10.71%) CSS
10 9 (10.71%) SOAP
11 8 (9.52%) Ajax
11 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (9.52%) NHibernate
11 8 (9.52%) Ninject
12 7 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 8 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.33%) Equities
4 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.95%) PKI
5 4 (4.76%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.76%) Derivative
5 4 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.76%) Replication
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Unix
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) TDD
3 18 (21.43%) OO
3 18 (21.43%) SDLC
4 16 (19.05%) Scrum
4 16 (19.05%) Web Development
5 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 14 (16.67%) MVC
6 13 (15.48%) Data Modelling
7 12 (14.29%) CRM
7 12 (14.29%) ETL
7 12 (14.29%) SOA
8 11 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.52%) Time Management
11 7 (8.33%) Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.33%) Database Tuning
11 7 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 30 (35.71%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.90%) C++
6 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.38%) C
9 2 (2.38%) ES6
9 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.38%) PHP
9 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.38%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) MCPD
2 6 (7.14%) MCSD
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CCIE
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) CCNP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Solace
5 3 (3.57%) Telerik
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) Cognos
6 2 (2.38%) Embarcadero
6 2 (2.38%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.38%) Lotus
6 2 (2.38%) Plumtree
6 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.38%) Syncfusion
6 2 (2.38%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) Talend
7 1 (1.19%) BEA
7 1 (1.19%) Perforce
7 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.19%) Vitria
7 1 (1.19%) VMware