The 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 29 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 229 225 210
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 22 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.90% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 19
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2865 2557 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.66% 28.47% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1381 1067
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 150 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.60 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £288 -32.35%
Hampshire +5 7 £425 +4.16% 1
Surrey +15 4 £400 - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.00%) .NET
3 22 (42.31%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 20 (38.46%) HTML
5 19 (36.54%) SQL
5 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
5 19 (36.54%) CSS
6 17 (32.69%) OO
6 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.85%) MVC
8 14 (26.92%) Web Development
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
9 13 (25.00%) Oracle
9 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 12 (23.08%) IIS
11 11 (21.15%) Ajax
11 11 (21.15%) jQuery
11 11 (21.15%) Service Management
12 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) XML
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
13 9 (17.31%) Web Services
13 9 (17.31%) Java
13 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
14 8 (15.38%) ITIL
15 7 (13.46%) Servlets
15 7 (13.46%) Intel
15 7 (13.46%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (23.08%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) Jetty
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.85%) Confluence
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) NAS
1 4 (7.69%) Multicast
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
1 4 (7.69%) ATM
1 4 (7.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.46%) OLTP
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.54%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (11.54%) MySQL
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.85%) BaseX
7 2 (3.85%) MarkLogic
7 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Military
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Architect
4 12 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Web Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
11 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (38.46%) HTML
3 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) CSS
4 11 (21.15%) Ajax
4 11 (21.15%) jQuery
5 10 (19.23%) XML
6 9 (17.31%) Web Services
6 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
7 7 (13.46%) Servlets
7 7 (13.46%) Spring
7 7 (13.46%) WCF
8 6 (11.54%) NHibernate
9 5 (9.62%) XSLT
9 5 (9.62%) Silverlight
9 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.62%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 4 (7.69%) Middleware
11 3 (5.77%) XML-RPC
11 3 (5.77%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.62%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) OO
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) MVC
3 14 (26.92%) Web Development
4 11 (21.15%) Service Management
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
6 7 (13.46%) OOD
6 7 (13.46%) SOA
6 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.54%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Requirements Management
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.62%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 19 (36.54%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.62%) VB
6 5 (9.62%) XQuery
6 5 (9.62%) XPath
7 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) MOM
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Intel
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Serena