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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 238 255 205
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -50
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 24 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.60% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 32
Median daily rate £325 £358 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2690 3008 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.47% 31.41% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1668 1431
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 162 151
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.83% -2.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.95 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +11 14 £350 +1.44% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £325 -23.52%
Kent - 2 £275 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (74.51%) .NET
2 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 31 (60.78%) MVC
4 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 30 (58.82%) C#
5 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 22 (43.14%) jQuery
7 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (37.25%) Web Services
10 17 (33.33%) HTML
10 17 (33.33%) SQL
11 16 (31.37%) WCF
12 14 (27.45%) Web Development
12 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
12 14 (27.45%) Entity Framework
13 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (23.53%) IIS
14 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
15 11 (21.57%) SOA
15 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (19.61%) Selenium
16 10 (19.61%) CSS
17 9 (17.65%) Use Case
17 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
18 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software

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 12 (23.53%) IIS
1 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
2 6 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
1 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.80%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.92%) DB2
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (19.61%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (9.80%) Hamcrest
3 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
3 5 (9.80%) JMeter
3 5 (9.80%) Mockito
3 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.88%) Moq
5 3 (5.88%) NUnit
6 2 (3.92%) MSTest
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (9.80%) Military
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 18 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 17 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (31.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Architect
7 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
8 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
8 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Architect
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Technical Architect
9 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
10 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
10 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (9.80%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (7.84%) CMS Developer
12 2 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
12 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) .NET
2 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 22 (43.14%) jQuery
4 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (37.25%) Web Services
6 17 (33.33%) HTML
7 16 (31.37%) WCF
8 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
8 14 (27.45%) Entity Framework
9 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (19.61%) CSS
11 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
12 8 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (13.73%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (13.73%) WinForms
13 7 (13.73%) XML
14 6 (11.76%) HTML5
14 6 (11.76%) LINQ
14 6 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) AIX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) MVC
2 14 (27.45%) Web Development
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) SOA
4 9 (17.65%) Use Case
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (15.69%) Web Application Development
6 7 (13.73%) Load Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Service Design
6 7 (13.73%) TDD
7 6 (11.76%) Content Management
7 6 (11.76%) Kanban
7 6 (11.76%) OOP
7 6 (11.76%) OWASP
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Secure Coding
8 5 (9.80%) CRM
8 5 (9.80%) Full Text Search
8 5 (9.80%) High Availability
8 5 (9.80%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.80%) Java
6 5 (9.80%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
4 3 (5.88%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) F5
4 3 (5.88%) NetApp
4 3 (5.88%) Splunk
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Progress
6 1 (1.96%) Omniture
6 1 (1.96%) RedGate