The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
UK / England
Rank 517 493 466
Rank change year-on-year -24 -27  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 57 120 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 81 84
Median daily rate £450 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +18.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £125.00

N-Tier is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing N-Tier as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
London +4 25 £575 +15.00% 9
South West +9 13 £406 +25.00% 4
East of England 0 7 £500 +42.85%
South East +6 5 £275 -17.91% 6
Yorkshire +13 3 £350 - 3
North West +22 2 £313 -16.38% 8
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
N-Tier
UK

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 England region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 59 (43.07%) SQL
2 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
3 53 (38.69%) .NET
4 50 (36.50%) C#
5 44 (32.12%) Finance
6 42 (30.66%) ASP.NET
7 41 (29.93%) JavaScript
7 41 (29.93%) Web Services
8 40 (29.20%) HTML
8 40 (29.20%) MVC
8 40 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (28.47%) Java
9 39 (28.47%) CSS
10 34 (24.82%) Oracle
10 34 (24.82%) Banking
10 34 (24.82%) jQuery
11 32 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (23.36%) XML
12 30 (21.90%) Unix
12 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
13 29 (21.17%) Windows
14 24 (17.52%) SOAP
14 24 (17.52%) Scrum
14 24 (17.52%) LINQ
15 23 (16.79%) WCF
16 22 (16.06%) Front Office
16 22 (16.06%) UML
16 22 (16.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (15.33%) Electronic Trading
17 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (10.95%) IIS
2 7 (5.11%) CMS
2 7 (5.11%) JBoss
2 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.38%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (3.65%) Apache
4 5 (3.65%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.73%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.73%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.73%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) HFM
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.73%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Boomi
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) HTTP
3 2 (1.46%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.73%) LDAP
4 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.76%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.30%) MS Access
5 10 (7.30%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.84%) Big Data
6 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.19%) Informix
11 2 (1.46%) MySQL
11 2 (1.46%) OLAP
11 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.30%) Subversion
2 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.84%) Ant
3 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.84%) NUnit
4 7 (5.11%) Maven
4 7 (5.11%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.38%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.38%) CruiseControl
5 6 (4.38%) Selenium
6 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.92%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (2.92%) WiX
7 2 (1.46%) Moq
7 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.73%) Grunt
8 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.73%) MSTest
General
1 44 (32.12%) Finance
2 34 (24.82%) Banking
3 22 (16.06%) Front Office
4 12 (8.76%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Retail
7 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Electronics
8 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.73%) Military
8 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (70.80%) Developer
2 31 (22.63%) Java Developer
3 30 (21.90%) .NET Developer
4 28 (20.44%) Architect
5 17 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 16 (11.68%) C++ Developer
7 14 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (8.76%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.57%) Access Developer
10 8 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Credit Risk Developer
11 7 (5.11%) Credit Risk Java Developer
12 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (4.38%) WebSphere Developer
13 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Developer
13 5 (3.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.69%) .NET
2 42 (30.66%) ASP.NET
3 41 (29.93%) Web Services
4 40 (29.20%) HTML
5 39 (28.47%) CSS
6 34 (24.82%) jQuery
7 32 (23.36%) XML
8 24 (17.52%) LINQ
8 24 (17.52%) SOAP
9 23 (16.79%) WCF
10 21 (15.33%) .NET Framework
10 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (13.14%) Middleware
12 17 (12.41%) Ajax
12 17 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (12.41%) LINQ to SQL
12 17 (12.41%) REST
12 17 (12.41%) Spring
13 15 (10.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) Algorithms
2 14 (10.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (8.03%) Equities
4 9 (6.57%) Credit Risk
5 8 (5.84%) Grid Computing
6 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.11%) Fixed Income
7 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.92%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.46%) Clustering
10 2 (1.46%) Derivative
10 2 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.46%) Exotic Derivative
10 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.73%) Replication
11 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.90%) Unix
2 29 (21.17%) Windows
3 20 (14.60%) Linux
4 7 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) HPUX
6 1 (0.73%) SUSE
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (29.20%) MVC
2 24 (17.52%) Scrum
3 22 (16.06%) UML
4 21 (15.33%) Electronic Trading
4 21 (15.33%) Web Development
5 20 (14.60%) High Availability
5 20 (14.60%) OOP
5 20 (14.60%) SDLC
6 19 (13.87%) Multithreading
6 19 (13.87%) SOA
7 18 (13.14%) Migration
8 17 (12.41%) Low Latency
8 17 (12.41%) OO
8 17 (12.41%) Risk Management
9 16 (11.68%) TDD
10 13 (9.49%) Algorithmic Trading
11 12 (8.76%) OWASP
11 12 (8.76%) Secure Coding
12 11 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.07%) SQL
2 50 (36.50%) C#
3 41 (29.93%) JavaScript
4 39 (28.47%) Java
5 17 (12.41%) VB.NET
6 16 (11.68%) C++
7 9 (6.57%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.57%) VBA
8 5 (3.65%) C
9 3 (2.19%) VB
10 2 (1.46%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.46%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.73%) Erlang
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
11 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.73%) VB6
11 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) ISEB
5 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) MiFID
2 9 (6.57%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (24.82%) Oracle
2 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.68%) IBM
4 10 (7.30%) Sybase
5 8 (5.84%) Cognizant
5 8 (5.84%) Dell
5 8 (5.84%) Solace
6 5 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.46%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.46%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) HP
7 2 (1.46%) Murex
7 2 (1.46%) Reuters
7 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.73%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.73%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.73%) MKS
8 1 (0.73%) Perforce
8 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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