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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 375 397 383
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 52 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.32% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 42
Median daily rate £550 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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
7751 8356 8570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.04% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5390 5798 6102
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 144 194
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +6 14 £450 +13.92% 5
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Feltham - 1 - -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 37 (40.22%) Java
2 36 (39.13%) SQL
3 34 (36.96%) Finance
4 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
5 30 (32.61%) Oracle
6 25 (27.17%) Banking
7 23 (25.00%) Web Services
7 23 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 20 (21.74%) C++
8 20 (21.74%) HTML
9 19 (20.65%) C#
9 19 (20.65%) Unix
9 19 (20.65%) OO
9 19 (20.65%) Spring
9 19 (20.65%) SDLC
10 17 (18.48%) Scrum
10 17 (18.48%) Windows
10 17 (18.48%) Front Office
11 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (17.39%) Linux
11 16 (17.39%) TDD
11 16 (17.39%) Subversion
11 16 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
11 16 (17.39%) Algorithms
12 15 (16.30%) HTML5
12 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
12 15 (16.30%) Risk Management
13 14 (15.22%) .NET
13 14 (15.22%) High Availability

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 10 (10.87%) JBoss
2 8 (8.70%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.26%) CMS
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.17%) Confluence
5 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.17%) Jetty
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.09%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) HFM
2 1 (1.09%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DMZ
1 6 (6.52%) Firewall
2 5 (5.43%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 5 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (5.43%) IPsec
2 5 (5.43%) VPN
3 4 (4.35%) Wireless
4 3 (3.26%) Network Security
5 2 (2.17%) HTTP
5 2 (2.17%) LDAP
5 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.61%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.52%) MySQL
8 5 (5.43%) Big Data
8 5 (5.43%) MariaDB
8 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.17%) DB2
11 2 (2.17%) HBase
11 2 (2.17%) MarkLogic
11 2 (2.17%) Neo4j
11 2 (2.17%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Subversion
2 11 (11.96%) Ant
2 11 (11.96%) Selenium
3 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.87%) Maven
4 9 (9.78%) NUnit
5 8 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.52%) ClearCase
6 6 (6.52%) CruiseControl
6 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.43%) JUnit
8 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.35%) Mockito
8 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.26%) Grunt
9 3 (3.26%) gulp
9 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.26%) Moq
9 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 25 (27.17%) Banking
3 17 (18.48%) Front Office
4 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.52%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.52%) Retail
6 5 (5.43%) Back Office
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Military
7 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) Java Developer
3 21 (22.83%) Architect
4 17 (18.48%) Senior Developer
5 16 (17.39%) C++ Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.87%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Data Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Credit Risk Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Credit Risk Java Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Agile Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Salesforce Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Salesforce Solution Architect
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) Web Services
2 20 (21.74%) HTML
3 19 (20.65%) Spring
4 15 (16.30%) HTML5
5 14 (15.22%) .NET
6 12 (13.04%) J2EE
6 12 (13.04%) SOAP
7 11 (11.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (11.96%) CSS
7 11 (11.96%) STL
7 11 (11.96%) XML
8 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 10 (10.87%) jQuery
9 9 (9.78%) REST
9 9 (9.78%) WPF
10 8 (8.70%) CSS3
10 8 (8.70%) Middleware
11 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
12 6 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Algorithms
1 16 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.04%) Fixed Income
4 9 (9.78%) Credit Risk
5 8 (8.70%) Grid Computing
6 7 (7.61%) Equities
7 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
7 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.43%) PKI
8 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.35%) Online Banking
9 3 (3.26%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (3.26%) User Experience
9 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.09%) CMDB
10 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Unix
2 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 16 (17.39%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 19 (20.65%) OO
3 19 (20.65%) SDLC
4 17 (18.48%) Scrum
5 16 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
5 16 (17.39%) TDD
6 15 (16.30%) Risk Management
7 14 (15.22%) High Availability
8 13 (14.13%) Algorithmic Trading
8 13 (14.13%) Low Latency
8 13 (14.13%) Web Development
9 12 (13.04%) SOA
10 11 (11.96%) BDD
10 11 (11.96%) UML
11 8 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (8.70%) TOGAF
12 7 (7.61%) MVC
12 7 (7.61%) OOD
12 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) Java
2 36 (39.13%) SQL
3 20 (21.74%) C++
4 19 (20.65%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.26%) Perl
8 2 (2.17%) C
8 2 (2.17%) ES6
8 2 (2.17%) Groovy
8 2 (2.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) Erlang
9 1 (1.09%) Jython
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) MiFID
2 8 (8.70%) QA
3 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.09%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.78%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) Cognizant
4 6 (6.52%) Solace
4 6 (6.52%) Sybase
5 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) Cognos
6 2 (2.17%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.17%) Syncfusion
6 2 (2.17%) Tableau
6 2 (2.17%) Telerik
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.09%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.09%) MKS
7 1 (1.09%) Plumtree
7 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.09%) VMware