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 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 549 532 477
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -55
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 111 142 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.77% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 102
Median daily rate £400 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00

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
18108 18446 17467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11689 11594 10569
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 733 697
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 July 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 27 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
England -43 108 £400 -7.18% 34
London -21 45 £525 +5.00% 17
South East +8 24 £325 -9.09% 5
Hampshire +13 14 £350 +1.44% 2
Yorkshire -3 11 £400 +23.07% 3
West Yorkshire -4 11 £400 +23.07% 3
East of England +25 10 £438 -12.50% 1
Leeds +7 10 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £325 -23.52%
West Midlands -53 7 £545 +36.25% 2
Milton Keynes +14 5 £325 -23.52%
City of London +39 4 £463 -7.50% 5
North West -7 4 £275 -31.25% 4
Birmingham -10 4 - -
Devon - 4 £320 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
South West - 4 £320 -
Glasgow +12 3 £350 +7.69%
Scotland +5 3 £350 +7.69%
Walsall -1 3 £545 -0.90%
Suffolk - 3 £325 -
Andover - 3 £350 -
Cambridge +14 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +14 2 - - 1
Cheshire +2 2 £275 -31.25%
Manchester -6 2 £275 - 4
Southampton - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £301 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £325 -
Bolton - 2 £275 -

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 110 (47.83%) .NET
2 104 (45.22%) SQL
3 94 (40.87%) SQL Server
4 92 (40.00%) C#
5 87 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (36.96%) Web Services
7 81 (35.22%) HTML
7 81 (35.22%) Java
7 81 (35.22%) ASP.NET
8 75 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 75 (32.61%) MVC
9 67 (29.13%) XML
10 55 (23.91%) jQuery
11 54 (23.48%) OO
11 54 (23.48%) CSS
11 54 (23.48%) Oracle
12 50 (21.74%) Relational Database
13 48 (20.87%) Microsoft
14 46 (20.00%) TDD
14 46 (20.00%) Finance
15 42 (18.26%) Web Development
16 40 (17.39%) SOA
16 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (17.39%) Entity Framework
17 39 (16.96%) WCF
18 38 (16.52%) .NET Framework
18 38 (16.52%) SDLC
19 37 (16.09%) RDBMS
20 35 (15.22%) Scrum
21 33 (14.35%) Windows

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 23 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.26%) CMS
3 17 (7.39%) IIS
4 16 (6.96%) JBoss
4 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (6.96%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.22%) Apache
6 9 (3.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (3.48%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.17%) Confluence
8 5 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.74%) Jetty
10 3 (1.30%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.87%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (5.22%) MS Excel
1 12 (5.22%) MS Office
2 4 (1.74%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.09%) HTTP
2 12 (5.22%) Internet
3 9 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (3.04%) Firewall
6 6 (2.61%) DNS
7 5 (2.17%) DMZ
7 5 (2.17%) IPsec
7 5 (2.17%) VPN
7 5 (2.17%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.74%) Wireless
9 3 (1.30%) Network Security
10 2 (0.87%) AMQP
11 1 (0.43%) BGP
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.43%) LDAP
11 1 (0.43%) Multicast
11 1 (0.43%) RTP
11 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (40.87%) SQL Server
2 50 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 37 (16.09%) RDBMS
4 25 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 20 (8.70%) MongoDB
7 17 (7.39%) DB2
8 14 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (5.22%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.48%) Hadoop
12 7 (3.04%) Big Data
12 7 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.61%) MySQL
13 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (2.17%) MariaDB
14 5 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (9.57%) Selenium
3 20 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.52%) Mockito
5 14 (6.09%) Visual Studio
6 12 (5.22%) JIRA
6 12 (5.22%) JUnit
6 12 (5.22%) Maven
7 11 (4.78%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.78%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.78%) Subversion
8 9 (3.91%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (3.91%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.48%) Ant
9 8 (3.48%) JMeter
10 7 (3.04%) Concordion
10 7 (3.04%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.04%) NUnit
10 7 (3.04%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.61%) Moq
General
1 46 (20.00%) Finance
2 27 (11.74%) Banking
3 13 (5.65%) Front Office
3 13 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.22%) Marketing
5 5 (2.17%) International Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Military
6 4 (1.74%) Legal
7 3 (1.30%) Back Office
7 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.87%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (70.87%) Developer
2 51 (22.17%) .NET Developer
3 42 (18.26%) C# Developer
4 41 (17.83%) Java Developer
5 31 (13.48%) Architect
5 31 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.30%) Senior Developer
7 25 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (10.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 18 (7.83%) SQL Developer
10 14 (6.09%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (6.09%) Sitecore Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.22%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.78%) Agile Developer
12 11 (4.78%) C++ Developer
13 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (3.91%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (47.83%) .NET
2 85 (36.96%) Web Services
3 81 (35.22%) ASP.NET
3 81 (35.22%) HTML
4 67 (29.13%) XML
5 55 (23.91%) jQuery
6 54 (23.48%) CSS
7 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (17.39%) Entity Framework
8 39 (16.96%) WCF
9 38 (16.52%) .NET Framework
10 32 (13.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (12.61%) Spring
12 28 (12.17%) Middleware
13 26 (11.30%) HTML5
14 21 (9.13%) RESTful
15 19 (8.26%) AngularJS
15 19 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (8.26%) SOAP
16 18 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.39%) Client/Server
3 16 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.35%) Equities
4 10 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (4.35%) Replication
5 9 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.91%) User Experience
5 9 (3.91%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.61%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.17%) Clustering
7 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.17%) Grid Computing
7 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.17%) PKI
8 4 (1.74%) Derivative
8 4 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.30%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.35%) Windows
2 24 (10.43%) Unix
3 14 (6.09%) Linux
4 9 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.04%) Solaris
6 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.30%) AIX
7 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.87%) Android
8 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.87%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.61%) MVC
3 54 (23.48%) OO
4 46 (20.00%) TDD
5 42 (18.26%) Web Development
6 40 (17.39%) SOA
7 38 (16.52%) SDLC
8 35 (15.22%) Scrum
9 31 (13.48%) Unit Testing
10 26 (11.30%) High Availability
11 23 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 22 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (9.13%) Workflow
14 20 (8.70%) Data Modelling
15 19 (8.26%) OOP
16 18 (7.83%) CRM
16 18 (7.83%) Software Engineering
17 17 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
18 16 (6.96%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.22%) SQL
2 92 (40.00%) C#
3 81 (35.22%) Java
4 75 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.43%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.39%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.09%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.65%) C++
9 11 (4.78%) Perl
10 7 (3.04%) ANSI SQL
10 7 (3.04%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.04%) VB
11 5 (2.17%) C
11 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.74%) PHP
12 4 (1.74%) VBA
13 3 (1.30%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.30%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) Degree
2 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.04%) MCPD
4 7 (3.04%) MCSD
4 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) CCIE
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) CCNP
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (5.65%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.30%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.43%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 54 (23.48%) Oracle
2 48 (20.87%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.13%) IBM
4 16 (6.96%) Sitecore
4 16 (6.96%) Sybase
5 11 (4.78%) Pega
6 9 (3.91%) Vitria
7 8 (3.48%) BEA
8 7 (3.04%) TIBCO
9 6 (2.61%) Perforce
10 5 (2.17%) DataSynapse
10 5 (2.17%) Solace
10 5 (2.17%) Telerik
11 4 (1.74%) Cisco
12 3 (1.30%) Adobe
12 3 (1.30%) Dell
12 3 (1.30%) EMC
12 3 (1.30%) F5
12 3 (1.30%) NetApp
12 3 (1.30%) Splunk
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