Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 months to 6 June 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 540 727 731
Rank change year-on-year +187 +4 -31
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 32 85 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 58 93
Median daily rate £330 £463 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.65% +6.32% +0.35%
10th Percentile £260 £309 £300
90th Percentile £605 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £375 £463 £435
% change year-on-year -18.92% +6.32% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,145 26,722 29,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.88% 32.27% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,218 17,257 19,623
Median daily rate £480 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £263 £287 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 896 956
Median hourly rate £27.46 £20.96 £22.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.05% -6.70% +15.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.23 £52.27 £51.25
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +36.59% -6.82% +11.77%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing N-Tier as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing N-Tier in England.

Daily rate trend for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing N-Tier in England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for N-Tier in England

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing N-Tier in England.

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 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +130 13 £413 -17.50% 2
London +144 9 £500 -9.09%
North of England +84 6 £331 -12.25% 1
East of England +64 4 £330 -20.00%
Yorkshire +57 3 £325 -17.72%
North West +56 3 £338 -3.57% 1
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 17 (53.13%) C#
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) Microservices
6 9 (28.13%) WCF
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (25.00%) REST
7 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (25.00%) Azure
8 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.75%) SOAP
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) AWS
10 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) XML
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Computer Science

N-Tier
Co-occurring 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Azure
2 5 (15.63%) AWS
3 3 (9.38%) Serverless
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365
4 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
1 4 (12.50%) SSL
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Blockchain
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.25%) Power BI
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (9.38%) Postman
2 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Local Government
2 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 9 (28.13%) WCF
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (25.00%) REST
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 5 (15.63%) WinForms
8 5 (15.63%) XML
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Core
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.50%) Spring
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (9.38%) Django
10 3 (9.38%) GraphQL
10 3 (9.38%) Node.js
10 3 (9.38%) React
10 3 (9.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Microservices
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) VB
5 4 (12.50%) VB6
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.38%) Solidity
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SANS
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) GridGain
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Ansible
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Carbon Black
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.13%) Nintex
5 1 (3.13%) Solace