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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 203 211 205
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 42 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 1.94% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 15
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£405 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year
-52.08% -
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
2094 1752 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 19.75% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1101 916 884
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 122 167
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £495 +32.00% 2
Oxfordshire +11 8 £275 - 1
Surrey +4 5 £405 +24.61% 2
Berkshire +3 1 £350 -
Hampshire -9 1 £313 - 3
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 43 (68.25%) C#
2 37 (58.73%) .NET
3 34 (53.97%) ASP.NET
4 33 (52.38%) Oracle
5 32 (50.79%) SOA
6 30 (47.62%) OO
7 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (42.86%) SQL
8 27 (42.86%) Scrum
9 26 (41.27%) MVC
9 26 (41.27%) TDD
10 25 (39.68%) WCF
11 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (30.16%) HTML
12 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
13 18 (28.57%) PL/SQL
13 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
14 17 (26.98%) Domain-Driven Design
15 16 (25.40%) Web Development
15 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
16 15 (23.81%) Finance
17 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (22.22%) BDD
18 13 (20.63%) Waterfall
18 13 (20.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
18 13 (20.63%) PRINCE2
19 12 (19.05%) Web Services
19 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) Papyrus
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.17%) CICS
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.59%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.17%) Exstream
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LDAP
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.17%) OLTP
8 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.59%) Big Data
8 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.59%) MySQL
8 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
2 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (14.29%) NUnit
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) International Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Development Manager
3 12 (19.05%) Architect
3 12 (19.05%) Web Development Manager
3 12 (19.05%) Web Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Programmer
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# Programmer
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) .NET
2 34 (53.97%) ASP.NET
3 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (39.68%) WCF
5 19 (30.16%) HTML
6 13 (20.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.05%) Web Services
8 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 10 (15.87%) CSS
10 9 (14.29%) REST
10 9 (14.29%) Dojo
11 8 (12.70%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (9.52%) XML
12 6 (9.52%) XSLT
12 6 (9.52%) Worklight
13 5 (7.94%) jQuery
14 4 (6.35%) OOXML
14 4 (6.35%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) W3C
3 1 (1.59%) HACMP
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) SOA
2 30 (47.62%) OO
3 27 (42.86%) Scrum
4 26 (41.27%) MVC
4 26 (41.27%) TDD
5 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (26.98%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (25.40%) Web Development
8 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) BDD
9 13 (20.63%) Waterfall
9 13 (20.63%) PRINCE2
10 11 (17.46%) Matrix Management
11 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.35%) OOD
14 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 9 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.35%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.59%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Telerik
4 4 (6.35%) NetApp
5 2 (3.17%) BMC
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) EMC
5 2 (3.17%) Intel
5 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
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