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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 387 364 382
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 45 69 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.79% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 32
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00
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
8161 8691 8708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.83% 36.83% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6096 5883
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 171 166
Median hourly rate £17.88 £18.86 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% -3.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £52.17 £45.00
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 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 24 July 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 24 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
City of London +36 4 £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 24 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 London region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 44 (45.36%) SQL
2 40 (41.24%) Java
3 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (35.05%) .NET
5 32 (32.99%) C#
5 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
5 32 (32.99%) Finance
6 27 (27.84%) Oracle
6 27 (27.84%) Relational Database
7 26 (26.80%) SDLC
7 26 (26.80%) Web Services
8 25 (25.77%) OO
9 24 (24.74%) XML
10 23 (23.71%) TDD
11 22 (22.68%) Scrum
11 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (21.65%) HTML
13 20 (20.62%) Banking
14 19 (19.59%) MVC
14 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
14 19 (19.59%) Unix
14 19 (19.59%) SOA
15 18 (18.56%) Windows
16 17 (17.53%) Multithreading
17 16 (16.49%) Entity Framework
17 16 (16.49%) RDBMS
17 16 (16.49%) Web Development
17 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
18 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
18 15 (15.46%) Microsoft

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 (12.37%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.28%) JBoss
3 6 (6.19%) Apache
4 5 (5.15%) Confluence
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (5.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.12%) Jetty
5 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.06%) CMS
7 2 (2.06%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.03%) IIS
8 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.22%) HTTP
3 5 (5.15%) DMZ
3 5 (5.15%) DNS
3 5 (5.15%) Firewall
3 5 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.15%) IPsec
3 5 (5.15%) VPN
4 4 (4.12%) Wireless
5 3 (3.09%) Network Security
6 2 (2.06%) Internet
7 1 (1.03%) BGP
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.03%) LDAP
7 1 (1.03%) Multicast
7 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.84%) Relational Database
3 16 (16.49%) RDBMS
4 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
5 10 (10.31%) NoSQL
6 8 (8.25%) Hadoop
6 8 (8.25%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (7.22%) Big Data
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.19%) MySQL
9 5 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (5.15%) DB2
9 5 (5.15%) MariaDB
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 1 (1.03%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) Ant
2 8 (8.25%) Maven
3 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.19%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) Selenium
4 6 (6.19%) Subversion
4 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.15%) JUnit
5 5 (5.15%) Mockito
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.09%) NUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.06%) Bower
8 2 (2.06%) Grunt
8 2 (2.06%) gulp
8 2 (2.06%) JBuilder
8 2 (2.06%) Toad
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 20 (20.62%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Front Office
3 9 (9.28%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) International Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
5 4 (4.12%) Marketing
6 3 (3.09%) Back Office
7 2 (2.06%) Law
8 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (62.89%) Developer
2 22 (22.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Architect
4 11 (11.34%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C++ Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Agile Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (7.22%) CRM Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Database Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Programmer
9 6 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.15%) MongoDB Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Agile Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 26 (26.80%) Web Services
3 24 (24.74%) XML
4 21 (21.65%) HTML
5 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
6 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
6 16 (16.49%) Entity Framework
7 15 (15.46%) jQuery
8 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (13.40%) Middleware
8 13 (13.40%) WCF
9 11 (11.34%) REST
10 10 (10.31%) CSS
11 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (9.28%) HTML5
11 9 (9.28%) NHibernate
11 9 (9.28%) Ninject
11 9 (9.28%) SOAP
12 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Equities
3 9 (9.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (9.28%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.15%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.15%) Grid Computing
5 5 (5.15%) PKI
6 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.12%) Clustering
6 4 (4.12%) Derivative
6 4 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (4.12%) Replication
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.06%) User Experience
8 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Unix
2 18 (18.56%) Windows
3 15 (15.46%) Linux
4 7 (7.22%) Solaris
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) SDLC
3 25 (25.77%) OO
4 23 (23.71%) TDD
5 22 (22.68%) Scrum
6 19 (19.59%) MVC
6 19 (19.59%) SOA
7 17 (17.53%) Multithreading
8 16 (16.49%) Web Development
9 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
9 15 (15.46%) Electronic Trading
10 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
11 13 (13.40%) Low Latency
12 12 (12.37%) CRM
13 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (10.31%) ETL
14 10 (10.31%) OOD
14 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
15 9 (9.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.36%) SQL
2 40 (41.24%) Java
3 32 (32.99%) C#
4 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.37%) C++
6 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.15%) Perl
9 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.06%) C
9 2 (2.06%) ES6
9 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.06%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.03%) Groovy
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.03%) Scala
10 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) MCPD
2 7 (7.22%) MCSD
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) CCIE
3 1 (1.03%) CCNA
3 1 (1.03%) CCNP
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.03%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Oracle
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) IBM
3 7 (7.22%) Sybase
3 7 (7.22%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.15%) DataSynapse
4 5 (5.15%) Solace
5 4 (4.12%) Telerik
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) Embarcadero
6 2 (2.06%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.06%) Lotus
6 2 (2.06%) Plumtree
6 2 (2.06%) Rogue Wave
6 2 (2.06%) Syncfusion
6 2 (2.06%) Talend
7 1 (1.03%) Pega
7 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.03%) Tableau