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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 354 320 291
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 55 104 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 1.15% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 79 67
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£550 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -11 19 £392 -7.67% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 48 (44.04%) C#
3 44 (40.37%) OO
3 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (38.53%) Banking
4 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
5 40 (36.70%) .NET
6 38 (34.86%) TDD
7 37 (33.94%) Oracle
8 32 (29.36%) Java
9 31 (28.44%) Investment Banking
10 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
11 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
12 25 (22.94%) Finance
13 24 (22.02%) Multithreading
14 22 (20.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (19.27%) jQuery
15 21 (19.27%) Front Office
15 21 (19.27%) Web Services
15 21 (19.27%) Windows
15 21 (19.27%) SOA
16 20 (18.35%) WPF
16 20 (18.35%) Scrum
17 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (17.43%) OOD
17 19 (17.43%) Linux
17 19 (17.43%) XML
18 18 (16.51%) UNIX
19 17 (15.60%) HTML
20 16 (14.68%) PL/SQL

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (8.26%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.50%) Apache
4 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.59%) IIS
5 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.83%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.83%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.92%) Zope
8 1 (0.92%) Plone
8 1 (0.92%) Documentum
8 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) RMDS
1 2 (1.83%) Summit
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Heroku
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.17%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.26%) RDBMS
4 9 (8.26%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.59%) EDRMS
7 5 (4.59%) DB2
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.75%) SQLite
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.75%) Big Data
10 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.83%) Voldemort
10 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.84%) NUnit
3 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.34%) Xcode
5 7 (6.42%) JUnit
6 6 (5.50%) Subversion
7 5 (4.59%) JIRA
7 5 (4.59%) jMock
8 4 (3.67%) NCover
8 4 (3.67%) Serena SBM
8 4 (3.67%) Maven
9 3 (2.75%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.75%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.75%) Moq
10 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.92%) Selenium
11 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.92%) JMeter
General
1 42 (38.53%) Banking
2 31 (28.44%) Investment Banking
3 25 (22.94%) Finance
4 21 (19.27%) Front Office
5 5 (4.59%) Back Office
6 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (60.55%) Developer
2 19 (17.43%) Java Developer
2 19 (17.43%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.51%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Technical Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Applications Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Lead .NET Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.67%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.70%) .NET
2 21 (19.27%) jQuery
2 21 (19.27%) Web Services
3 20 (18.35%) WPF
4 19 (17.43%) XML
5 17 (15.60%) HTML
6 16 (14.68%) REST
7 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
7 12 (11.01%) WCF
8 11 (10.09%) J2EE
8 11 (10.09%) CSS
9 10 (9.17%) Dapper ORM
9 10 (9.17%) Caliburn.Micro
9 10 (9.17%) AutoMapper
9 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
10 9 (8.26%) JSON
10 9 (8.26%) Spring
10 9 (8.26%) Kendo UI
11 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Equities
2 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Open Source
4 8 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (7.34%) Derivative
5 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.42%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.42%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (5.50%) Grid Computing
7 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.67%) Kindle
8 4 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.75%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.75%) iPhone
10 2 (1.83%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.83%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Windows
2 19 (17.43%) Linux
3 18 (16.51%) UNIX
4 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.42%) Android
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) OO
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) TDD
3 24 (22.02%) Multithreading
4 21 (19.27%) SOA
5 20 (18.35%) Scrum
6 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.43%) OOD
7 15 (13.76%) Release Management
8 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.17%) CRM
9 10 (9.17%) MVC
9 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.26%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Workflow
10 9 (8.26%) Change Management
10 9 (8.26%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.26%) iOS Development
10 9 (8.26%) BDD
11 8 (7.34%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 48 (44.04%) C#
3 32 (29.36%) Java
4 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.68%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.09%) C++
7 10 (9.17%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.59%) XAML
9 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.75%) Ruby
10 3 (2.75%) Scala
11 2 (1.83%) VB
11 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) C
11 2 (1.83%) XPath
12 1 (0.92%) Python
12 1 (0.92%) VBScript
12 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) logstash
1 7 (6.42%) Kibana
2 1 (0.92%) Nagios
2 1 (0.92%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Oracle
2 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.01%) Sybase
4 11 (10.09%) Telerik
5 5 (4.59%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.67%) Cognizant
6 4 (3.67%) Serena
7 3 (2.75%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.75%) IBM
8 2 (1.83%) Sencha
8 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.92%) Informatica
9 1 (0.92%) EMC
9 1 (0.92%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.92%) 29West