The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 443 360 376
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +16
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 151 227 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.70% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 157 144
Average daily rate
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£355 £388 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +40.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-54.00% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -79 150 £358 -7.74% 62
South East 0 46 £448 +19.33% 12
London -51 42 £450 -12.19% 11
Buckinghamshire +13 30 £495 +32.00% 3
Milton Keynes +5 24 £490 +30.66% 3
City of London +9 18 £450 +5.88% 5
North West +8 17 £325 +6.55% 8
West Midlands -29 16 £306 -5.03% 9
Yorkshire +8 9 £300 -4.00% 8
Warwickshire +4 9 £300 +11.11% 4
Manchester +1 9 £323 +21.69% 3
Oxfordshire +10 8 £275 -
East Midlands +5 8 £325 +4.83% 4
East of England -27 8 £312 -9.30% 3
West Yorkshire +6 7 £293 -6.40% 7
Cheshire +6 7 £325 -5.10% 4
Hertfordshire -2 5 £295 -23.87% 1
Leeds -3 5 £285 +3.63% 4
Surrey -5 5 £405 +24.61% 6
Staffordshire +5 4 £330 +0.76% 4
Oxford +3 4 £250 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £300 -
Cobham - 4 £405 -
Stoke-on-Trent +6 3 £330 +0.76% 2
South West -31 3 £313 -34.21% 6
Warwick - 3 £319 - 1
Hampshire -9 2 £414 +32.56% 2
Ipswich -18 2 £340 +0.59%
Suffolk -21 2 £340 +0.59%
Nottingham +13 1 - - 1

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 177 (58.80%) .NET
2 164 (54.49%) C#
3 127 (42.19%) SQL Server
4 118 (39.20%) SQL
5 107 (35.55%) SOA
6 101 (33.55%) ASP.NET
7 90 (29.90%) Web Services
8 87 (28.90%) Oracle
9 85 (28.24%) TDD
10 81 (26.91%) JavaScript
11 80 (26.58%) OO
12 79 (26.25%) Scrum
13 78 (25.91%) Microsoft
14 74 (24.58%) MVC
15 68 (22.59%) XML
16 65 (21.59%) HTML
16 65 (21.59%) WCF
17 64 (21.26%) Finance
18 61 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 52 (17.28%) Team Foundation Server
19 52 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (15.61%) CSS
20 47 (15.61%) .NET Framework
21 46 (15.28%) Java
21 46 (15.28%) E-Commerce
22 44 (14.62%) jQuery
23 42 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
23 42 (13.95%) Windows
24 40 (13.29%) Banking
25 39 (12.96%) WPF

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 18 (5.98%) WebSphere
3 17 (5.65%) IIS
4 15 (4.98%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.32%) Apache
6 12 (3.99%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.99%) WebLogic Integration
7 9 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.66%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.99%) CMS
10 5 (1.66%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.00%) Node.js
11 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.66%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.66%) CICS
12 2 (0.66%) Papyrus
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.99%) MS Office
4 5 (1.66%) MS Project
5 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.65%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Exstream
3 2 (0.66%) RMDS
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Heroku
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) FTP
1 9 (2.99%) LDAP
2 5 (1.66%) HTTPS
2 5 (1.66%) HTTP
3 4 (1.33%) SAN
4 3 (1.00%) Firewall
5 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) RTCP
5 2 (0.66%) RTP
5 2 (0.66%) RFID
5 2 (0.66%) IPv4
5 2 (0.66%) IPv6
5 2 (0.66%) GSM
5 2 (0.66%) SMS
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) NAS
5 2 (0.66%) AMQP
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (12.29%) Oracle Database
4 23 (7.64%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (4.98%) MySQL
8 14 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (4.32%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.99%) MS Access
12 8 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.66%) MongoDB
13 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
16 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (1.00%) OLTP
17 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (1.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 52 (17.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.98%) Subversion
4 18 (5.98%) NUnit
5 10 (3.32%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.99%) JIRA
7 8 (2.66%) Serena SBM
8 5 (1.66%) Xcode
8 5 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.66%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.66%) NuGet
9 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.00%) NCover
9 3 (1.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.66%) JUnit
11 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 64 (21.26%) Finance
2 40 (13.29%) Banking
3 19 (6.31%) Back Office
4 14 (4.65%) Retail
4 14 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.65%) Front Office
6 7 (2.33%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (56.48%) Developer
2 63 (20.93%) .NET Developer
3 52 (17.28%) C# Developer
4 41 (13.62%) Architect
5 32 (10.63%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (7.64%) Analyst
8 18 (5.98%) Development Manager
9 17 (5.65%) Software Developer
9 17 (5.65%) Technical Architect
10 16 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.65%) Applications Support
13 13 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.99%) Web Manager
14 12 (3.99%) Web Development Manager
14 12 (3.99%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (3.65%) Web Developer
16 10 (3.32%) Java Developer
16 10 (3.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (58.80%) .NET
2 101 (33.55%) ASP.NET
3 90 (29.90%) Web Services
4 68 (22.59%) XML
5 65 (21.59%) HTML
5 65 (21.59%) WCF
6 61 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (15.61%) .NET Framework
7 47 (15.61%) CSS
8 44 (14.62%) jQuery
9 39 (12.96%) WPF
10 30 (9.97%) XSLT
11 28 (9.30%) Ajax
12 27 (8.97%) WinForms
12 27 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (8.97%) REST
13 23 (7.64%) J2EE
14 22 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 20 (6.64%) HTML5
16 18 (5.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.63%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.65%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.65%) Open Source
6 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.33%) Replication
7 6 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.99%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.99%) iPhone
8 5 (1.66%) Statistics
8 5 (1.66%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.66%) Equities
9 4 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.00%) WURFL
10 3 (1.00%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.00%) RIA
10 3 (1.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.95%) Windows
2 20 (6.64%) Linux
3 16 (5.32%) UNIX
4 11 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.99%) SUSE
5 9 (2.99%) HPUX
6 8 (2.66%) Android
7 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.00%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.55%) SOA
2 85 (28.24%) TDD
3 80 (26.58%) OO
4 79 (26.25%) Scrum
5 74 (24.58%) MVC
6 52 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (15.28%) E-Commerce
8 38 (12.62%) Unit Testing
9 32 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (10.30%) Web Development
11 27 (8.97%) UML
12 26 (8.64%) PRINCE2
13 24 (7.97%) CRM
14 22 (7.31%) Multithreading
15 21 (6.98%) Waterfall
15 21 (6.98%) ETL
16 20 (6.64%) BDD
17 19 (6.31%) Data Modelling
17 19 (6.31%) Configuration Management
17 19 (6.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (54.49%) C#
2 118 (39.20%) SQL
3 81 (26.91%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.28%) Java
5 38 (12.62%) PL/SQL
6 25 (8.31%) VB.NET
7 24 (7.97%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.65%) Objective-C
9 11 (3.65%) VB
10 10 (3.32%) C++
10 10 (3.32%) XAML
11 9 (2.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 6 (1.99%) Python
13 3 (1.00%) PHP
13 3 (1.00%) Ruby
14 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.66%) VBA
14 2 (0.66%) XQuery
14 2 (0.66%) VB6
15 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (5.98%) Degree
2 10 (3.32%) ISEB
3 9 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.64%) QA
2 8 (2.66%) SLA
3 4 (1.33%) COBIT
4 2 (0.66%) JTAG
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) GPFS
4 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.99%) SCCM
1 9 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) CA Wily
2 2 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
3 1 (0.33%) Cacti
3 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 87 (28.90%) Oracle
2 78 (25.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.32%) IBM
4 12 (3.99%) SAP
4 12 (3.99%) HP
4 12 (3.99%) Telerik
5 11 (3.65%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.32%) Sybase
7 8 (2.66%) Serena
8 6 (1.99%) VMware
9 4 (1.33%) webMethods
9 4 (1.33%) StreamServe
9 4 (1.33%) Cerillion
9 4 (1.33%) AccuRev
9 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.33%) NetApp
9 4 (1.33%) Sun
10 3 (1.00%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.00%) Perforce
10 3 (1.00%) FatWire
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwickshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago