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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 369 317 295
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -22
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 45 114 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.41% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 92
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£513 £513 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £287 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.37% -
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
7423 8071 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 32.26% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4929 5559 5615
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +3 14 £450 -14.28% 7
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 42 (42.42%) Banking
3 34 (34.34%) Oracle
4 33 (33.33%) Java
4 33 (33.33%) C#
4 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 30 (30.30%) Finance
5 30 (30.30%) .NET
5 30 (30.30%) Windows
5 30 (30.30%) TDD
6 29 (29.29%) SQL Server
7 28 (28.28%) SOA
8 22 (22.22%) OO
8 22 (22.22%) Web Services
9 20 (20.20%) Change Management
9 20 (20.20%) QA
10 19 (19.19%) CRM
11 18 (18.18%) XML
11 18 (18.18%) Multithreading
12 17 (17.17%) Investment Banking
12 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.17%) HTML
12 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
12 17 (17.17%) Back Office
12 17 (17.17%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (16.16%) Project Management
13 16 (16.16%) Scrum
14 13 (13.13%) PL/SQL
14 13 (13.13%) Linux
14 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
1 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.04%) Apache
3 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.01%) Zope
4 1 (1.01%) Plone
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.01%) Jetty
4 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) RMDS
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) GSM
1 2 (2.02%) SMS
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
1 2 (2.02%) RTCP
1 2 (2.02%) RTP
1 2 (2.02%) RFID
1 2 (2.02%) Network Security
1 2 (2.02%) AMQP
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.02%) IDOL
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.02%) Big Data
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.02%) Voldemort
9 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.02%) SQLite
9 2 (2.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.09%) Serena SBM
3 6 (6.06%) Xcode
3 6 (6.06%) Subversion
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
5 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.03%) JIRA
6 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.03%) NCover
7 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.02%) Ant
7 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.01%) Maven
8 1 (1.01%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.01%) MSTest
8 1 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 42 (42.42%) Banking
2 30 (30.30%) Finance
3 17 (17.17%) Back Office
3 17 (17.17%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.11%) Front Office
5 8 (8.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.03%) Games
7 2 (2.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Law
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (52.53%) Developer
2 15 (15.15%) C# Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.10%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.07%) Support Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Applications Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Support Team Leader
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) .NET
2 22 (22.22%) Web Services
3 18 (18.18%) XML
4 17 (17.17%) HTML
5 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.11%) WCF
6 11 (11.11%) jQuery
7 10 (10.10%) J2EE
7 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.09%) CSS
8 9 (9.09%) REST
9 8 (8.08%) WPF
10 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (6.06%) SOAP
12 5 (5.05%) WinForms
12 5 (5.05%) Middleware
12 5 (5.05%) HTML5
12 5 (5.05%) LINQ
13 4 (4.04%) Xamarin.iOS
13 4 (4.04%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.06%) Equities
4 4 (4.04%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Derivative
5 3 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
5 3 (3.03%) Open Source
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) GIS
6 2 (2.02%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.02%) Replication
6 2 (2.02%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.02%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.30%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Linux
3 8 (8.08%) UNIX
4 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.04%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) TDD
2 28 (28.28%) SOA
3 22 (22.22%) OO
4 20 (20.20%) Change Management
5 19 (19.19%) CRM
6 18 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.16%) Scrum
8 16 (16.16%) Project Management
9 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.11%) Change Control
11 10 (10.10%) OOD
11 10 (10.10%) MVC
12 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.08%) Risk Management
14 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.07%) iOS Development
14 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) C#
2 33 (33.33%) Java
3 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.13%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.11%) C++
6 7 (7.07%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.04%) Ruby
8 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.03%) Python
9 3 (3.03%) XAML
10 2 (2.02%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) Scala
10 2 (2.02%) C
11 1 (1.01%) VBScript
11 1 (1.01%) Perl
11 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.20%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (2.02%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Nagios
1 1 (1.01%) Cacti
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Oracle
2 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) Serena
4 8 (8.08%) Sybase
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
6 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.03%) Telerik
7 3 (3.03%) Sun
7 3 (3.03%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.02%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.02%) JBoss
8 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.02%) ESRI
8 2 (2.02%) StreamServe
8 2 (2.02%) Cerillion
8 2 (2.02%) 29West
9 1 (1.01%) Sencha
9 1 (1.01%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
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