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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 352 350 302
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -48
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 62 83 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.87% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 79
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
8646 9534 9309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.59% 37.76% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 6694 6421
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 160 233
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £43.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
City of London +10 17 £400 -3.61% 7
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 51 (50.00%) SQL
2 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (39.22%) C#
4 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
5 37 (36.27%) TDD
6 36 (35.29%) Banking
7 35 (34.31%) Oracle
8 34 (33.33%) .NET
8 34 (33.33%) Java
9 30 (29.41%) OO
10 28 (27.45%) Finance
11 24 (23.53%) Scrum
11 24 (23.53%) SOA
11 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 23 (22.55%) Windows
12 23 (22.55%) Investment Banking
13 22 (21.57%) Web Services
13 22 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 20 (19.61%) XML
16 19 (18.63%) Multithreading
17 18 (17.65%) jQuery
17 18 (17.65%) PL/SQL
17 18 (17.65%) Front Office
18 16 (15.69%) HTML
18 16 (15.69%) Linux
18 16 (15.69%) OOD
18 16 (15.69%) REST
19 15 (14.71%) WPF
20 13 (12.75%) Data Modelling

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) Apache
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) Documentum
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.98%) Zope
6 1 (0.98%) Plone
6 1 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.98%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Office
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) RMDS
1 2 (1.96%) Summit
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Heroku
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) AMQP
2 2 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.94%) DB2
8 3 (2.94%) IDOL
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.94%) SQLite
8 3 (2.94%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) Voldemort
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.82%) Xcode
3 7 (6.86%) NUnit
3 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.90%) Serena SBM
5 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.92%) JUnit
6 3 (2.94%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.94%) JIRA
6 3 (2.94%) jMock
6 3 (2.94%) NCover
6 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.96%) Moq
7 2 (1.96%) Subversion
7 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.96%) Ant
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.98%) JMeter
8 1 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 36 (35.29%) Banking
2 28 (27.45%) Finance
3 23 (22.55%) Investment Banking
4 18 (17.65%) Front Office
5 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.88%) Back Office
7 2 (1.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.98%) Electronics
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (57.84%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.73%) .NET Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Architect
5 9 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
6 7 (6.86%) iOS Developer
6 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.92%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.33%) .NET
2 22 (21.57%) Web Services
3 20 (19.61%) XML
4 18 (17.65%) jQuery
5 16 (15.69%) HTML
5 16 (15.69%) REST
6 15 (14.71%) WPF
7 13 (12.75%) WCF
8 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.80%) Dapper ORM
9 10 (9.80%) Caliburn.Micro
9 10 (9.80%) AutoMapper
9 10 (9.80%) J2EE
9 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.82%) SOAP
10 9 (8.82%) CSS
10 9 (8.82%) Kendo UI
11 7 (6.86%) JSON
11 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Equities
3 7 (6.86%) Derivative
3 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (5.88%) Open Source
4 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.92%) Kindle
6 4 (3.92%) iPhone
6 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.94%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 16 (15.69%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) UNIX
4 11 (10.78%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.86%) Android
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) TDD
3 30 (29.41%) OO
4 24 (23.53%) Scrum
4 24 (23.53%) SOA
5 19 (18.63%) Multithreading
6 16 (15.69%) OOD
7 13 (12.75%) Data Modelling
7 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.80%) iOS Development
9 10 (9.80%) Project Management
9 10 (9.80%) Change Management
9 10 (9.80%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.82%) CRM
10 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.82%) Release Management
10 9 (8.82%) BDD
11 8 (7.84%) Change Control
11 8 (7.84%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.00%) SQL
2 40 (39.22%) C#
3 34 (33.33%) Java
4 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.65%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.78%) Objective-C
7 8 (7.84%) C++
8 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.90%) XAML
9 5 (4.90%) Ruby
10 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.94%) Scala
12 2 (1.96%) VB
12 2 (1.96%) Perl
12 2 (1.96%) C
13 1 (0.98%) VBScript
13 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.98%) Python
13 1 (0.98%) XQuery
13 1 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) logstash
1 4 (3.92%) Kibana
2 1 (0.98%) Nagios
2 1 (0.98%) Cacti
Vendors
1 35 (34.31%) Oracle
2 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.80%) Telerik
4 9 (8.82%) Sybase
5 5 (4.90%) Serena
6 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.92%) Cognizant
6 4 (3.92%) IBM
7 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.94%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.94%) Sencha
8 2 (1.96%) Cerillion
8 2 (1.96%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Adobe
9 1 (0.98%) EMC
9 1 (0.98%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.98%) 29West
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