Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

N-Tier
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 219 252
Rank change year-on-year +6 +33 +18
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 28 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 17
City of London median daily rate £575 £456 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.03% -8.75% +19.05%
10th Percentile £486 £355 £405
90th Percentile £650 £681 £588
Central London median daily rate £575 £456 £500
% change year-on-year +26.03% -8.75% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

N-Tier is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3114 2715 3589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.55% 40.72% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2110 2849
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 56
City of London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.92 £55.00 £42.12
Central London median hourly rate £22.02 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.32% -7.75% +14.29%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the City of London

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing N-Tier in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the City of London

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in the City of London

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Finance
3 16 (57.14%) Banking
4 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Open Source
5 12 (42.86%) Spring
6 11 (39.29%) SOAP
6 11 (39.29%) JBoss
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
7 10 (35.71%) J2EE
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) REST
7 10 (35.71%) Web Development
8 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 8 (28.57%) SOA
9 7 (25.00%) C#
9 7 (25.00%) Retail
9 7 (25.00%) Front Office
9 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
10 6 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (21.43%) Selenium
10 6 (21.43%) Maven
10 6 (21.43%) Ant
11 5 (17.86%) Dropwizard
11 5 (17.86%) CSS
11 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 5 (17.86%) Client/Server

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (39.29%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) HFM
1 1 (3.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Ant
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Appium
5 1 (3.57%) Calabash
5 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.57%) Gatling
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Front Office
3 7 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (21.43%) J2EE Web Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Web Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.57%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Spring
2 11 (39.29%) SOAP
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE
3 10 (35.71%) REST
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Dropwizard
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Caliburn.Micro
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms
6 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.71%) Equities
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.14%) Derivative
3 2 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (7.14%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (53.57%) Open Source
2 10 (35.71%) Web Development
3 8 (28.57%) SOA
3 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) MVVM
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) High Availability
9 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) MiFID
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
1 2 (7.14%) DevExpress
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Murex
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) Reuters
2 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.57%) Solace
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase