The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
UK
Rank 537 513 524
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 64 123 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.78% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 78 67
Median daily rate £543 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14189 15755 15717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.19% 30.78% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 10177 9634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 567 640
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

N-Tier Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier within the UK.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England -42 57 £550 +46.66% 33
London +16 40 £575 +17.94% 9
East of England -10 5 £543 +66.92% 4
South West -6 4 £330 +1.53% 7
Belfast - 4 £400 -
County Antrim - 4 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £400 -
Coventry -3 3 £500 +33.33%
Essex -3 3 £560 +103.63% 3
West Midlands -10 3 £500 +33.33%
Yorkshire +19 2 £350 - 1
Scotland +18 2 - -
South East +3 2 £429 +28.20% 4
Devon -6 2 £330 +1.53% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £551 -
Motherwell - 2 - -
Middlesbrough - 2 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 £429 - 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 £500 +81.81%
City of London 0 1 £450 -10.00% 4
Bury St Edmunds -1 1 £360 +15.20% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 - - 1
Suffolk -9 1 £360 +12.94% 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 2
Somerset - 1 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £375 -

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 58 (38.67%) SQL
2 57 (38.00%) .NET
3 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
4 54 (36.00%) C#
5 40 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (26.00%) ASP.NET
6 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (25.33%) Finance
8 37 (24.67%) MVC
9 36 (24.00%) Java
9 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 36 (24.00%) Web Services
10 35 (23.33%) XML
10 35 (23.33%) HTML
11 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
12 33 (22.00%) Banking
13 32 (21.33%) jQuery
13 32 (21.33%) CSS
14 31 (20.67%) WCF
15 30 (20.00%) Unix
16 29 (19.33%) Windows
16 29 (19.33%) Oracle
16 29 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 27 (18.00%) LINQ
18 25 (16.67%) OO
19 24 (16.00%) OOP
19 24 (16.00%) VB.NET
19 24 (16.00%) Front Office
20 23 (15.33%) Linux
20 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (14.00%) IIS
2 7 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.67%) JBoss
2 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.00%) CMS
3 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.33%) Drupal
4 2 (1.33%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.67%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) concrete5
5 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.67%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.67%) HFM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Boomi
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
3 2 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) DMZ
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
4 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 29 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.00%) MS Access
6 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.33%) Big Data
8 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.00%) MySQL
9 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.67%) KDB
10 4 (2.67%) Kdb+
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.00%) Informix
11 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.33%) OLAP
12 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.33%) Subversion
4 9 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.33%) Ant
5 8 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.33%) NUnit
6 7 (4.67%) Maven
7 6 (4.00%) ClearCase
7 6 (4.00%) CruiseControl
7 6 (4.00%) Selenium
7 6 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.33%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (2.67%) WiX
10 2 (1.33%) JUnit
10 2 (1.33%) Moq
10 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.67%) JIRA
11 1 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 38 (25.33%) Finance
2 33 (22.00%) Banking
3 24 (16.00%) Front Office
4 13 (8.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Local Government
6 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.00%) Retail
8 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Marketing
8 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Electronics
9 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (71.33%) Developer
2 33 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 30 (20.00%) Architect
3 30 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.33%) C++ Developer
6 14 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (8.67%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Access Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Credit Risk Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Credit Risk Java Developer
10 7 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.00%) .NET
2 39 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (24.00%) Web Services
4 35 (23.33%) HTML
4 35 (23.33%) XML
5 32 (21.33%) CSS
5 32 (21.33%) jQuery
6 31 (20.67%) WCF
7 27 (18.00%) LINQ
8 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 21 (14.00%) LINQ to SQL
10 20 (13.33%) Ajax
10 20 (13.33%) SOAP
11 19 (12.67%) Middleware
12 18 (12.00%) .NET Framework
12 18 (12.00%) REST
13 15 (10.00%) J2EE
13 15 (10.00%) Spring
14 14 (9.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 14 (9.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.33%) Equities
5 9 (6.00%) Credit Risk
6 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.33%) Fixed Income
6 8 (5.33%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.67%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.33%) Derivative
9 2 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.33%) Exotic Derivative
9 2 (1.33%) iPad
9 2 (1.33%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Unix
2 29 (19.33%) Windows
3 23 (15.33%) Linux
4 5 (3.33%) Solaris
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.67%) MVC
3 25 (16.67%) OO
4 24 (16.00%) OOP
5 22 (14.67%) Electronic Trading
5 22 (14.67%) SOA
5 22 (14.67%) UML
6 21 (14.00%) Scrum
7 20 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 19 (12.67%) High Availability
9 18 (12.00%) Low Latency
9 18 (12.00%) Migration
9 18 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 18 (12.00%) SDLC
9 18 (12.00%) TDD
10 16 (10.67%) OWASP
10 16 (10.67%) Secure Coding
11 14 (9.33%) Algorithmic Trading
12 12 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.67%) SQL
2 54 (36.00%) C#
3 36 (24.00%) Java
3 36 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.00%) C++
6 9 (6.00%) VBA
7 8 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.00%) PHP
9 5 (3.33%) Perl
10 3 (2.00%) C
11 2 (1.33%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) Erlang
12 1 (0.67%) Groovy
12 1 (0.67%) Jython
12 1 (0.67%) Python
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 12 (8.00%) MiFID
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.33%) Oracle
3 13 (8.67%) IBM
4 10 (6.67%) Sybase
5 9 (6.00%) Cognizant
5 9 (6.00%) Solace
6 8 (5.33%) Dell
7 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.00%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.33%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.33%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.33%) Google
9 2 (1.33%) Murex
9 2 (1.33%) Progress
9 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.33%) Reuters
10 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.67%) Temenos
10 1 (0.67%) Unisys
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itecopeople
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + rate neg on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Hainton
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago