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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 566 474 482
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +8
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 87 192 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.00% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 133 109
Median daily rate £427 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £768 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -28.20%

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
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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
England -90 84 £427 +4.84% 31
London -45 34 £575 +9.52% 15
South East +13 27 £388 +13.97% 4
Hampshire +12 18 £389 +12.68%
Yorkshire +22 13 £415 +27.69% 2
West Yorkshire +21 11 £430 +32.30% 1
Leeds - 8 - - 1
City of London +9 7 £481 -8.33% 4
Winchester - 6 £375 -
North West +9 5 £306 -30.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £325 -21.21%
Milton Keynes +8 4 £325 -18.75%
South West - 4 £400 - 2
Cheshire +13 3 £275 -14.06%
Surrey +8 2 £400 +14.28%
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Isle of Man - 2 £438 - 1
Kent - 2 £275 -
Southampton - 2 £325 -
Egham - 2 £400 -
Bradford +13 1 £430 -
Cambridge +8 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - - 1
Manchester -2 1 £313 -21.87% 3
East of England -10 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Street - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Bromley - 1 £450 -

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 108 (51.67%) .NET
2 97 (46.41%) C#
3 96 (45.93%) SQL Server
4 90 (43.06%) SQL
5 81 (38.76%) HTML
6 80 (38.28%) ASP.NET
7 76 (36.36%) Web Services
8 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (34.93%) XML
10 61 (29.19%) JavaScript
11 54 (25.84%) Java
11 54 (25.84%) CSS
12 50 (23.92%) MVC
13 49 (23.44%) Microsoft
14 48 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 42 (20.10%) jQuery
15 42 (20.10%) Windows
16 40 (19.14%) OO
16 40 (19.14%) Unit Testing
16 40 (19.14%) WCF
17 39 (18.66%) Relational Database
17 39 (18.66%) Oracle
17 39 (18.66%) TDD
18 37 (17.70%) Web Development
19 36 (17.22%) IIS
19 36 (17.22%) VB.NET
20 34 (16.27%) .NET Framework
20 34 (16.27%) HTML5
21 33 (15.79%) LINQ
21 33 (15.79%) Finance

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 36 (17.22%) IIS
2 29 (13.88%) CMS
3 26 (12.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (8.13%) SharePoint
4 17 (8.13%) WebLogic
5 16 (7.66%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (6.70%) JBoss
6 14 (6.70%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.91%) Jetty
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.96%) Confluence
9 2 (0.96%) Drupal
9 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.96%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.31%) MS Office
3 8 (3.83%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Magento
3 2 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (1.44%) iPaaS
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) DMZ
1 6 (2.87%) DNS
1 6 (2.87%) Firewall
1 6 (2.87%) Internet
2 5 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (2.39%) IPsec
2 5 (2.39%) VPN
2 5 (2.39%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.91%) HTTP
3 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.91%) Wireless
4 3 (1.44%) Network Security
5 2 (0.96%) AMQP
5 2 (0.96%) LDAP
5 2 (0.96%) SSL
6 1 (0.48%) BGP
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.48%) Multicast
6 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (45.93%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.66%) Relational Database
3 31 (14.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (11.48%) RDBMS
6 22 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 13 (6.22%) Oracle Database
8 12 (5.74%) DB2
8 12 (5.74%) NoSQL
9 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (5.26%) MySQL
9 11 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.83%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.87%) Big Data
12 6 (2.87%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (2.39%) MariaDB
13 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.57%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.61%) Selenium
5 16 (7.66%) Subversion
6 13 (6.22%) JUnit
7 12 (5.74%) Mockito
8 10 (4.78%) Maven
8 10 (4.78%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (4.31%) Ant
9 9 (4.31%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.31%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.83%) Jasmine
10 8 (3.83%) JIRA
10 8 (3.83%) SpecFlow
10 8 (3.83%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.35%) NUnit
12 6 (2.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (2.87%) JMeter
12 6 (2.87%) Moq
General
1 33 (15.79%) Finance
2 20 (9.57%) Banking
3 13 (6.22%) Front Office
3 13 (6.22%) Investment Banking
3 13 (6.22%) Marketing
4 10 (4.78%) Local Government
5 6 (2.87%) Military
6 5 (2.39%) Back Office
7 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (68.90%) Developer
2 55 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.35%) C# Developer
4 27 (12.92%) Java Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Architect
6 24 (11.48%) Sitecore Developer
7 23 (11.00%) Senior Developer
8 20 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.74%) Web Developer
11 11 (5.26%) CMS Developer
11 11 (5.26%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Agile Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Data Architect
14 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 8 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (51.67%) .NET
2 81 (38.76%) HTML
3 80 (38.28%) ASP.NET
4 76 (36.36%) Web Services
5 73 (34.93%) XML
6 54 (25.84%) CSS
7 42 (20.10%) jQuery
8 40 (19.14%) WCF
9 34 (16.27%) .NET Framework
9 34 (16.27%) HTML5
10 33 (15.79%) LINQ
11 30 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 29 (13.88%) Entity Framework
13 27 (12.92%) SOAP
14 26 (12.44%) LINQ to SQL
15 24 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (11.48%) Spring
16 21 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (9.57%) Ajax
17 20 (9.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.74%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.31%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.83%) Replication
5 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.87%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.87%) Clustering
6 6 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.87%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.39%) Equities
7 5 (2.39%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.39%) PKI
8 4 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.91%) Derivative
8 4 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.91%) User Experience
9 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.10%) Windows
2 10 (4.78%) Linux
3 9 (4.31%) Unix
4 7 (3.35%) Solaris
4 7 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.91%) AIX
6 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.96%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.92%) MVC
3 40 (19.14%) OO
3 40 (19.14%) Unit Testing
4 39 (18.66%) TDD
5 37 (17.70%) Web Development
6 33 (15.79%) Scrum
7 32 (15.31%) OOP
8 31 (14.83%) SOA
9 28 (13.40%) Workflow
10 27 (12.92%) SDLC
11 22 (10.53%) OWASP
11 22 (10.53%) Secure Coding
12 21 (10.05%) Build Automation
13 20 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (8.61%) Kanban
15 17 (8.13%) Content Management
15 17 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (8.13%) Multithreading
16 16 (7.66%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (46.41%) C#
2 90 (43.06%) SQL
3 61 (29.19%) JavaScript
4 54 (25.84%) Java
5 36 (17.22%) VB.NET
6 24 (11.48%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.78%) C++
8 10 (4.78%) PHP
9 7 (3.35%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.35%) VB
10 4 (1.91%) C
10 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.91%) VBA
11 3 (1.44%) Perl
11 3 (1.44%) VBScript
12 2 (0.96%) Groovy
12 2 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.26%) Degree
2 11 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) MCPD
3 3 (1.44%) MCSD
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CCIE
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) CCNP
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) QA
2 4 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.96%) MiFID
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.78%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.48%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 49 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.66%) Oracle
3 26 (12.44%) Sitecore
4 20 (9.57%) IBM
5 7 (3.35%) Sybase
6 6 (2.87%) BEA
6 6 (2.87%) Pega
6 6 (2.87%) Vitria
7 4 (1.91%) Perforce
7 4 (1.91%) Telerik
8 3 (1.44%) Solace
9 2 (0.96%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.96%) Citrix
9 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.96%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.96%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.96%) Lotus
9 2 (0.96%) Plumtree
9 2 (0.96%) Syncfusion
9 2 (0.96%) Tableau
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