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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
England / London
Rank 355 391 379
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 54 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 34
Median daily rate £550 £455 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7018 7595 7647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.10% 36.17% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5248 5381
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 136 149
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +5 10 £405 -7.42% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 35 (41.18%) Finance
1 35 (41.18%) Java
2 32 (37.65%) Banking
3 31 (36.47%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) Front Office
4 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
5 23 (27.06%) Web Services
5 23 (27.06%) Unix
5 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (25.88%) Multithreading
7 21 (24.71%) Oracle
8 20 (23.53%) C++
8 20 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (21.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (21.18%) SDLC
10 17 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 17 (20.00%) High Availability
11 16 (18.82%) C#
11 16 (18.82%) Linux
12 15 (17.65%) OO
12 15 (17.65%) Risk Management
12 15 (17.65%) Investment Banking
12 15 (17.65%) Spring
13 14 (16.47%) Windows
14 13 (15.29%) UML
14 13 (15.29%) HTML
14 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
14 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
14 13 (15.29%) Low Latency
14 13 (15.29%) Relational Database

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 7 (8.24%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) JBoss
3 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) HFM
1 1 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.18%) DMZ
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
2 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
2 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.59%) Big Data
3 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.53%) Informix
7 2 (2.35%) HBase
7 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.35%) OLAP
7 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.18%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Subversion
2 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.24%) Ant
3 7 (8.24%) NUnit
3 7 (8.24%) Selenium
4 6 (7.06%) ClearCase
4 6 (7.06%) CruiseControl
4 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.06%) Maven
4 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (4.71%) WiX
6 2 (2.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.18%) Mockito
7 1 (1.18%) Moq
7 1 (1.18%) MSTest
7 1 (1.18%) TestNG
General
1 35 (41.18%) Finance
2 32 (37.65%) Banking
3 24 (28.24%) Front Office
4 15 (17.65%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.06%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.88%) Back Office
6 5 (5.88%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Military
7 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (65.88%) Developer
2 27 (31.76%) Java Developer
3 24 (28.24%) Architect
4 18 (21.18%) Senior Developer
5 17 (20.00%) C++ Developer
6 14 (16.47%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (10.59%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (9.41%) Data Architect
9 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Credit Risk Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Credit Risk Java Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Salesforce Architect
11 5 (5.88%) Salesforce Solution Architect
11 5 (5.88%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) Web Services
2 15 (17.65%) Spring
3 13 (15.29%) HTML
4 12 (14.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (14.12%) REST
4 12 (14.12%) STL
5 11 (12.94%) .NET
5 11 (12.94%) HTML5
5 11 (12.94%) SOAP
6 10 (11.76%) J2EE
7 9 (10.59%) Middleware
8 7 (8.24%) CSS
9 6 (7.06%) CSS3
9 6 (7.06%) WPF
9 6 (7.06%) XML
10 5 (5.88%) jQuery
10 5 (5.88%) WCF
10 5 (5.88%) WinForms
11 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.71%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 12 (14.12%) Fixed Income
4 10 (11.76%) Equities
5 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (10.59%) Credit Risk
6 8 (9.41%) Grid Computing
7 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
7 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (5.88%) Client/Server
8 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
9 4 (4.71%) Online Banking
10 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
10 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.18%) Clustering
11 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
11 1 (1.18%) Replication
11 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Unix
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 14 (16.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) Multithreading
3 20 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
4 18 (21.18%) SDLC
5 17 (20.00%) High Availability
6 15 (17.65%) OO
6 15 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 13 (15.29%) Low Latency
7 13 (15.29%) UML
8 12 (14.12%) Algorithmic Trading
9 11 (12.94%) Scrum
10 9 (10.59%) SOA
10 9 (10.59%) TDD
11 8 (9.41%) OOD
11 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
11 8 (9.41%) Web Development
12 7 (8.24%) BDD
12 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (8.24%) Open Source
12 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Java
2 31 (36.47%) SQL
3 20 (23.53%) C++
4 16 (18.82%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) Erlang
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) Jython
8 1 (1.18%) Perl
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) MiFID
2 10 (11.76%) QA
3 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) IBM
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) Sybase
4 7 (8.24%) Cognizant
4 7 (8.24%) Solace
5 5 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.35%) Google
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.18%) MKS
7 1 (1.18%) Murex
7 1 (1.18%) Reuters
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Temenos