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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 245 209 229
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 15 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.19% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 18
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£400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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
2830 2177 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 25.78% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1611 1176 1074
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 113 186
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 -7 10 £400 +10.72%
Hampshire -16 3 £393 +25.60% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £275 -
Surrey - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 37 (67.27%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) .NET
3 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET
4 29 (52.73%) Oracle
5 28 (50.91%) SQL
6 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (47.27%) OO
7 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (45.45%) MVC
9 23 (41.82%) SOA
10 22 (40.00%) TDD
11 21 (38.18%) Scrum
12 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (36.36%) Coaching
13 19 (34.55%) WCF
13 19 (34.55%) PL/SQL
14 18 (32.73%) HTML
15 17 (30.91%) Domain-Driven Design
16 15 (27.27%) BDD
16 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
16 15 (27.27%) Web Development
17 14 (25.45%) Finance
17 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
17 14 (25.45%) People Management
18 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
18 13 (23.64%) PRINCE2
19 11 (20.00%) Matrix Management
19 11 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
20 9 (16.36%) CSS
20 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) CICS
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) BGP
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) NAS
2 1 (1.82%) Multicast
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) OLTP
7 1 (1.82%) DB2
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
1 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) NUnit
3 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.82%) International Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Development Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Web Development Manager
3 12 (21.82%) Web Manager
4 11 (20.00%) Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
8 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) C# Programmer
9 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Programmer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Development Manager
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) .NET
2 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET
3 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (34.55%) WCF
5 18 (32.73%) HTML
6 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
6 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) Web Services
6 9 (16.36%) Dojo
6 9 (16.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (14.55%) REST
7 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (14.55%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (10.91%) Worklight
9 5 (9.09%) XML
9 5 (9.09%) XSLT
10 4 (7.27%) OOXML
10 4 (7.27%) Kendo UI
10 4 (7.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.82%) HACMP
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) OO
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) MVC
3 23 (41.82%) SOA
4 22 (40.00%) TDD
5 21 (38.18%) Scrum
6 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (36.36%) Coaching
7 17 (30.91%) Domain-Driven Design
8 15 (27.27%) Web Development
8 15 (27.27%) BDD
9 14 (25.45%) People Management
10 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
10 13 (23.64%) PRINCE2
11 11 (20.00%) Matrix Management
12 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
15 4 (7.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) PL/SQL
4 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.82%) XQuery
6 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.82%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) IBM
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) NetApp
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Telerik
5 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Intel
5 2 (3.64%) BMC
6 1 (1.82%) SAP