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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 219 234 251
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 23 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 9
Median daily rate £375 £300 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2279 3058 3082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.52% 32.07% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1763 1715
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 183 181
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +34.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 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
Hampshire +31 17 £375 +20.96%
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £325 -16.12% 2
Berkshire - 1 £500 - 3
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 South East region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 38 (79.17%) SQL
4 37 (77.08%) SQL Server
5 35 (72.92%) C#
5 35 (72.92%) WCF
5 35 (72.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (68.75%) LINQ to SQL
6 33 (68.75%) LINQ
6 33 (68.75%) OOP
7 32 (66.67%) VB.NET
7 32 (66.67%) CSS
7 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 31 (64.58%) HTML
9 30 (62.50%) XML
10 29 (60.42%) IIS
11 27 (56.25%) OWASP
11 27 (56.25%) Secure Coding
12 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
12 24 (50.00%) jQuery
13 23 (47.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (43.75%) MVC
15 19 (39.58%) Windows
15 19 (39.58%) Ajax
16 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (29.17%) CMS
17 14 (29.17%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (29.17%) Sitecore
18 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
18 13 (27.08%) Web Services

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (60.42%) IIS
2 14 (29.17%) CMS
2 14 (29.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Boomi
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (77.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (47.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
5 7 (14.58%) MS Access
5 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.25%) MySQL
7 2 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.08%) DB2
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (72.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.17%) Moq
2 2 (4.17%) MSTest
2 2 (4.17%) NUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.17%) Selenium
2 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 26 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 9 (18.75%) CMS Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Access Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.08%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.08%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 35 (72.92%) WCF
4 33 (68.75%) LINQ
4 33 (68.75%) LINQ to SQL
5 32 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 32 (66.67%) CSS
6 31 (64.58%) HTML
7 30 (62.50%) XML
8 24 (50.00%) jQuery
9 19 (39.58%) Ajax
10 13 (27.08%) Web Services
11 11 (22.92%) HTML5
12 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 4 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (4.17%) Breeze.js
14 2 (4.17%) Durandal
14 2 (4.17%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) OOP
2 27 (56.25%) OWASP
2 27 (56.25%) Secure Coding
3 21 (43.75%) MVC
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.92%) Content Management
5 11 (22.92%) Kanban
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) Analytics
7 6 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (12.50%) Web Development
8 5 (10.42%) High Availability
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) UML
9 3 (6.25%) Workflow
10 2 (4.17%) CRM
10 2 (4.17%) ITIL
10 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 35 (72.92%) C#
3 32 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.58%) VBA
6 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Sitecore
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Omniture
5 1 (2.08%) Progress