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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 355 381 308
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -73
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 70 42 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.48% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 80
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£500 £475 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £362 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.00%
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
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London -15 12 £500 +11.11% 3
Canary Wharf -8 3 £550 -
Docklands, London - 2 £588 -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (50.68%) C#
2 70 (47.30%) .NET
3 56 (37.84%) SQL
4 52 (35.14%) OO
4 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (33.11%) Finance
6 47 (31.76%) SQL Server
7 46 (31.08%) Microsoft
8 45 (30.41%) Banking
9 44 (29.73%) Web Services
10 42 (28.38%) Java
10 42 (28.38%) TDD
11 39 (26.35%) Oracle
11 39 (26.35%) Unit Testing
12 36 (24.32%) OOD
13 33 (22.30%) Scrum
14 32 (21.62%) Investment Banking
14 32 (21.62%) SDLC
15 31 (20.95%) Linux
16 29 (19.59%) XML
16 29 (19.59%) .NET Framework
17 28 (18.92%) Windows
18 25 (16.89%) Migration
19 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
19 24 (16.22%) SOA
20 23 (15.54%) ASP.NET
20 23 (15.54%) UNIX
20 23 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (14.86%) Multithreading
21 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (3.38%) Apache
1 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.03%) IIS
3 3 (2.03%) JBoss
3 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) PegaRULES
5 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.70%) MS Office
4 3 (2.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.68%) HFM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
2 2 (1.35%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) HTTP
1 4 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.03%) VLAN
2 3 (2.03%) NAS
2 3 (2.03%) SAN
3 2 (1.35%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) LDAP
3 2 (1.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.68%) SMTP
4 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (11.49%) DB2
4 16 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (8.11%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (4.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 7 (4.73%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (4.73%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.35%) DTS
13 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.78%) Subversion
2 13 (8.78%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.43%) JUnit
4 8 (5.41%) Maven
5 7 (4.73%) NUnit
6 6 (4.05%) MSBuild
6 6 (4.05%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.38%) NCrunch
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.70%) jMock
8 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.70%) Selenium
9 3 (2.03%) WebLOAD
9 3 (2.03%) JMeter
9 3 (2.03%) TestNG
9 3 (2.03%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.03%) Moq
9 3 (2.03%) Mockito
10 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (33.11%) Finance
2 45 (30.41%) Banking
3 32 (21.62%) Investment Banking
4 17 (11.49%) Front Office
5 14 (9.46%) Back Office
6 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.03%) Retail
8 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 2 (1.35%) Games
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (64.86%) Developer
2 44 (29.73%) C# Developer
3 29 (19.59%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.86%) Architect
5 18 (12.16%) .NET Developer
5 18 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.14%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.08%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.05%) C++/C# Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.38%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.30%) .NET
2 44 (29.73%) Web Services
3 29 (19.59%) XML
3 29 (19.59%) .NET Framework
4 23 (15.54%) ASP.NET
5 21 (14.19%) WCF
6 18 (12.16%) LINQ
6 18 (12.16%) SOAP
7 17 (11.49%) jQuery
7 17 (11.49%) REST
8 16 (10.81%) J2EE
9 15 (10.14%) Middleware
10 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (7.43%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.43%) WinForms
12 9 (6.08%) Spring
12 9 (6.08%) JSP
12 9 (6.08%) Servlets
12 9 (6.08%) EJB
13 8 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) Equities
3 10 (6.76%) Derivative
4 8 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.05%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (4.05%) Clustering
7 5 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.38%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.03%) Replication
9 3 (2.03%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.03%) HACMP
10 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.35%) Online Games
11 1 (0.68%) iSeries
11 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Linux
2 28 (18.92%) Windows
3 23 (15.54%) UNIX
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.14%) OO
1 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.38%) TDD
3 39 (26.35%) Unit Testing
4 36 (24.32%) OOD
5 33 (22.30%) Scrum
6 32 (21.62%) SDLC
7 25 (16.89%) Migration
8 24 (16.22%) SOA
9 23 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (14.86%) Multithreading
11 20 (13.51%) MVC
12 15 (10.14%) UML
13 13 (8.78%) OOP
13 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
13 13 (8.78%) Low Latency
14 12 (8.11%) Release Management
15 11 (7.43%) Electronic Trading
15 11 (7.43%) RUP
15 11 (7.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 75 (50.68%) C#
2 56 (37.84%) SQL
3 42 (28.38%) Java
4 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.81%) C++
6 11 (7.43%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.41%) VB
7 8 (5.41%) XPath
8 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.35%) VB6
9 2 (1.35%) Scala
9 2 (1.35%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) HL7
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) XenApp
3 3 (2.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) logstash
1 1 (0.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 46 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.35%) Oracle
3 20 (13.51%) Sybase
4 16 (10.81%) IBM
5 6 (4.05%) Solace
6 5 (3.38%) DataSynapse
6 5 (3.38%) Perforce
6 5 (3.38%) Citrix
7 3 (2.03%) Veritas
7 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.03%) Pega
8 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.35%) Kofax
9 1 (0.68%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) Reuters
9 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.68%) MKS
9 1 (0.68%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.68%) Informatica
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