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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 236 232 218
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 21 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.26% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Average daily rate £335 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 -
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
2582 2700 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.58% 28.69% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1415 1286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 173
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex +9 9 £335 +11.66%
Hampshire +11 6 £300 -45.45% 3
Surrey -6 3 £420 +12.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 37 (61.67%) C#
4 35 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 32 (53.33%) SQL Server
6 31 (51.67%) SQL
7 29 (48.33%) MVC
8 23 (38.33%) Windows
9 22 (36.67%) Oracle
9 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (35.00%) Web Services
11 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
11 19 (31.67%) .NET Framework
12 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (28.33%) HTML
13 17 (28.33%) jQuery
14 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (25.00%) TDD
15 15 (25.00%) Finance
15 15 (25.00%) CSS
15 15 (25.00%) IIS
15 15 (25.00%) OO
15 15 (25.00%) Ajax
15 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
16 14 (23.33%) Entity Framework
16 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
16 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (23.33%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (25.00%) IIS
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (15.00%) OLTP
3 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.33%) DB2
6 5 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 5 (8.33%) OLAP
6 5 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (3.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium
4 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.00%) JMeter
5 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.00%) WebLOAD
6 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.67%) Introscope
7 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Military
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 31 (51.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 14 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (20.00%) SQL Developer
8 11 (18.33%) Architect
8 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Analyst
11 4 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (5.00%) Development Manager
12 3 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 3 (5.00%) Systems Architect
12 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 35 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (35.00%) Web Services
5 19 (31.67%) .NET Framework
6 17 (28.33%) HTML
6 17 (28.33%) jQuery
7 15 (25.00%) Ajax
7 15 (25.00%) CSS
8 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (23.33%) Entity Framework
9 13 (21.67%) WinForms
9 13 (21.67%) XML
10 12 (20.00%) WCF
11 11 (18.33%) XSL
12 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 5 (8.33%) Breeze.js
13 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (8.33%) OpenID
13 5 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Clustering
2 6 (10.00%) HACMP
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.00%) Unix
4 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.67%) AIX
5 7 (11.67%) Solaris
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) MVC
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.00%) OO
4 15 (25.00%) TDD
5 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (15.00%) BDD
8 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (13.33%) Migration
9 8 (13.33%) Scrum
9 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.33%) Service Management
10 7 (11.67%) Release Management
10 7 (11.67%) Requirements Management
11 6 (10.00%) Refactoring
11 6 (10.00%) Web Development
12 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 37 (61.67%) C#
3 31 (51.67%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.33%) C
7 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.00%) VB
10 2 (3.33%) JCL
10 2 (3.33%) PHP
10 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.33%) XPath
11 1 (1.67%) VBA
11 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) GPFS
3 3 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) VMware
4 10 (16.67%) Intel
5 7 (11.67%) NetApp
6 6 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (5.00%) Sybase
8 2 (3.33%) Telerik
9 1 (1.67%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.67%) CA
9 1 (1.67%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.67%) Pega
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