The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 230 210 188
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 20 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.73% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 41
Average daily rate £380 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £343
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.16%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the South East region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the South East

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the South East region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £400 +23.07% 2
Hampshire -2 2 £303 -6.92% 1
Surrey -12 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -15 2 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 £260 - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (70.73%) C#
2 27 (65.85%) .NET
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
4 19 (46.34%) WCF
5 18 (43.90%) TDD
5 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
6 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
8 15 (36.59%) OO
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle
9 14 (34.15%) SOA
9 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (29.27%) Visual Studio
11 12 (29.27%) Scrum
12 11 (26.83%) NUnit
12 11 (26.83%) Automated Testing
12 11 (26.83%) Web Services
12 11 (26.83%) IIS
13 10 (24.39%) Windows
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) MVC
13 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (21.95%) jQuery
14 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
14 9 (21.95%) Ajax

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.76%) CMS
4 4 (9.76%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) Site Server
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.88%) Papyrus
6 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.44%) Node.js
7 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Kerberos
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.44%) Big Data
8 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (29.27%) Visual Studio
2 11 (26.83%) NUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) MSTest
3 2 (4.88%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Continuum
4 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.44%) NMock
4 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.32%) Military
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Architect
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Design Consultant
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
2 19 (46.34%) WCF
3 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
4 11 (26.83%) Web Services
5 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (21.95%) jQuery
6 9 (21.95%) Ajax
6 9 (21.95%) HTML
7 8 (19.51%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) WPF
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.20%) CSS
11 4 (9.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (7.32%) Worklight
12 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (7.32%) LINQ
12 3 (7.32%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) TDD
2 15 (36.59%) OO
3 14 (34.15%) SOA
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) Automated Testing
7 10 (24.39%) MVC
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.07%) Web Development
10 6 (14.63%) OOP
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 4 (9.76%) Content Management
12 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
12 4 (9.76%) MVVM
13 3 (7.32%) OWASP
13 3 (7.32%) Time Management
13 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) C
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
8 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) MCSD
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Sun
4 5 (12.20%) Serena
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) DevExpress
7 2 (4.88%) Sitecore