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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 514 490 476
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 124 153 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 115 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
17770 17952 17408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 31.98% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11202 10660
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 £255 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 676 708
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 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 1 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 -24 119 £400 - 43
London -39 47 £525 +10.52% 16
South East +13 27 £350 -12.50% 4
Hampshire +16 15 £350 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £338 +17.39%
Leeds +6 11 £400 - 4
West Yorkshire 0 11 £400 +23.07% 4
Yorkshire -3 11 £400 +23.07% 4
East of England +14 10 £381 -30.68% 2
Milton Keynes +17 9 £350 +36.58%
West Midlands -33 7 £545 +36.25% 1
North East - 6 £301 - 2
South West - 6 £320 - 4
Devon - 6 £320 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £301 - 2
Glasgow +3 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Scotland -19 5 £350 +7.69% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £305 -
Suffolk -3 4 £325 -40.90%
North West -11 4 £338 -15.62% 7
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 -
Walsall 0 3 £545 -0.90%
Andover -13 3 £350 -17.64%
Southampton - 3 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £325 -
City of London +13 2 £463 -7.50% 3
Manchester -1 2 £275 -18.51% 5
Cheshire -12 2 £388 -3.12% 2
Bromley - 2 £438 - 1

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 123 (48.05%) .NET
2 118 (46.09%) SQL
3 106 (41.41%) C#
4 98 (38.28%) JavaScript
5 94 (36.72%) HTML
5 94 (36.72%) SQL Server
5 94 (36.72%) Web Services
5 94 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (36.33%) ASP.NET
7 89 (34.77%) Java
8 88 (34.38%) MVC
9 68 (26.56%) XML
10 67 (26.17%) CSS
11 66 (25.78%) jQuery
12 65 (25.39%) OO
13 55 (21.48%) Finance
13 55 (21.48%) Oracle
14 53 (20.70%) Web Development
14 53 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (20.70%) Relational Database
15 50 (19.53%) TDD
16 49 (19.14%) Microsoft
17 46 (17.97%) SOA
17 46 (17.97%) Entity Framework
18 44 (17.19%) .NET Framework
19 42 (16.41%) WCF
19 42 (16.41%) SDLC
20 41 (16.02%) ASP.NET Web API
21 40 (15.63%) RDBMS
22 36 (14.06%) Scrum

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 (8.98%) WebLogic
2 19 (7.42%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.64%) CMS
3 17 (6.64%) IIS
4 16 (6.25%) JBoss
4 16 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (4.69%) Apache
7 10 (3.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (3.52%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.34%) Confluence
9 6 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (1.56%) Jetty
12 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.08%) MS Office
3 6 (2.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.03%) HTTP
2 12 (4.69%) Internet
3 9 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.73%) Firewall
6 6 (2.34%) DNS
7 5 (1.95%) DMZ
7 5 (1.95%) IPsec
7 5 (1.95%) VPN
7 5 (1.95%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.56%) Wireless
9 2 (0.78%) Network Security
10 1 (0.39%) AMQP
10 1 (0.39%) BGP
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.39%) Multicast
10 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.39%) RTP
10 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (36.72%) SQL Server
2 53 (20.70%) Relational Database
3 40 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 24 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 23 (8.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (7.42%) MongoDB
7 17 (6.64%) DB2
8 14 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (4.30%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.73%) Big Data
11 7 (2.73%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.34%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (2.34%) MySQL
12 6 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.95%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (8.59%) Selenium
3 21 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.86%) JIRA
4 15 (5.86%) Mockito
5 13 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.69%) Maven
7 11 (4.30%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.30%) Subversion
8 10 (3.91%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.91%) JMeter
8 10 (3.91%) JUnit
8 10 (3.91%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.52%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (3.13%) Jasmine
10 8 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.73%) Ant
11 7 (2.73%) Concordion
12 6 (2.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (2.34%) NUnit
General
1 55 (21.48%) Finance
2 32 (12.50%) Banking
3 14 (5.47%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.08%) Front Office
5 11 (4.30%) Marketing
6 6 (2.34%) Military
7 5 (1.95%) International Banking
7 5 (1.95%) Legal
8 4 (1.56%) Back Office
9 3 (1.17%) Law
9 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 189 (73.83%) Developer
2 58 (22.66%) .NET Developer
3 50 (19.53%) C# Developer
4 48 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 35 (13.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (11.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (10.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (10.55%) Architect
8 27 (10.55%) Senior Developer
9 26 (10.16%) SQL Developer
10 23 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 20 (7.81%) Web Developer
12 16 (6.25%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (5.47%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (5.47%) SQL Server Developer
15 12 (4.69%) Programmer
15 12 (4.69%) Sitecore Developer
16 11 (4.30%) Agile Developer
16 11 (4.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (48.05%) .NET
2 94 (36.72%) HTML
2 94 (36.72%) Web Services
3 93 (36.33%) ASP.NET
4 68 (26.56%) XML
5 67 (26.17%) CSS
6 66 (25.78%) jQuery
7 53 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (17.97%) Entity Framework
9 44 (17.19%) .NET Framework
10 42 (16.41%) WCF
11 41 (16.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (11.33%) Middleware
13 28 (10.94%) HTML5
13 28 (10.94%) Spring
14 25 (9.77%) RESTful
15 21 (8.20%) Ajax
16 19 (7.42%) AngularJS
16 19 (7.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (7.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.03%) Client/Server
3 15 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (3.91%) Equities
5 10 (3.91%) Replication
6 9 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.52%) User Experience
6 9 (3.52%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.34%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.95%) Clustering
8 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.95%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.95%) PKI
9 4 (1.56%) Derivative
9 4 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.56%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.67%) Windows
2 28 (10.94%) Unix
3 19 (7.42%) Linux
4 10 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.73%) Solaris
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.17%) AIX
9 2 (0.78%) Android
9 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.38%) MVC
3 65 (25.39%) OO
4 53 (20.70%) Web Development
5 50 (19.53%) TDD
6 46 (17.97%) SOA
7 42 (16.41%) SDLC
8 36 (14.06%) Scrum
8 36 (14.06%) Unit Testing
9 31 (12.11%) High Availability
10 26 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (9.77%) Workflow
12 23 (8.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 23 (8.98%) Multithreading
13 22 (8.59%) OOP
14 20 (7.81%) Software Engineering
15 18 (7.03%) CRM
15 18 (7.03%) Data Modelling
15 18 (7.03%) OOD
15 18 (7.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (46.09%) SQL
2 106 (41.41%) C#
3 98 (38.28%) JavaScript
4 89 (34.77%) Java
5 28 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.42%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.86%) C++
8 14 (5.47%) PL/SQL
9 13 (5.08%) C
10 12 (4.69%) TypeScript
11 11 (4.30%) Perl
12 9 (3.52%) VB
13 8 (3.13%) ActionScript
14 7 (2.73%) ANSI SQL
15 6 (2.34%) ActionScript 3.0
15 6 (2.34%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.56%) VBA
17 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.17%) VBScript
18 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (6.25%) Degree
2 14 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.52%) MCPD
4 9 (3.52%) MCSD
4 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) CCIE
6 1 (0.39%) CCNA
6 1 (0.39%) CCNP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.17%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.39%) MOM
3 1 (0.39%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 55 (21.48%) Oracle
2 49 (19.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.20%) IBM
4 20 (7.81%) Sybase
5 14 (5.47%) Sitecore
6 11 (4.30%) Pega
7 9 (3.52%) Vitria
8 8 (3.13%) BEA
9 7 (2.73%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.34%) Perforce
11 5 (1.95%) DataSynapse
11 5 (1.95%) Solace
12 4 (1.56%) Cisco
12 4 (1.56%) Telerik
13 3 (1.17%) Adobe
13 3 (1.17%) Dell
13 3 (1.17%) DevExpress
13 3 (1.17%) EMC
13 3 (1.17%) F5
13 3 (1.17%) NetApp
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