Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 650 688
Rank change year-on-year -114 +38 -97
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 106 224 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.70% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 164 119
England median daily rate £425 £419 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -2.50% +7.37%
10th Percentile £312 £333 £313
90th Percentile £600 £625 £688
UK median daily rate £475 £405 £429
% change year-on-year +17.28% -5.70% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England 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 32,104 32,144 31,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.47% 33.81% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,434 21,596 20,544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £653 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 915 1,104
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.24 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.84% +5.10%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
London -24 43 £525 -8.70% 10
North of England -3 24 £380 -24.00% 16
South East -68 15 £400 +14.29% 14
Yorkshire 0 11 - - 1
Midlands -6 10 £410 -13.68% 1
East of England -16 9 £525 +16.67% 2
West Midlands -28 9 £410 -13.68%
North East - 7 £433 - 3
North West -12 6 £375 -17.58% 12
South West -38 5 £390 +14.71% 4
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 66 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (48.11%) .NET
3 49 (46.23%) C#
4 42 (39.62%) Java
4 42 (39.62%) Web Services
5 41 (38.68%) SQL
6 40 (37.74%) JavaScript
7 39 (36.79%) SQL Server
8 32 (30.19%) Test Automation
9 30 (28.30%) AngularJS
9 30 (28.30%) HTML
9 30 (28.30%) Scrum
10 28 (26.42%) SOA
10 28 (26.42%) SDLC
11 27 (25.47%) MVC
11 27 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (23.58%) CSS
13 24 (22.64%) Oracle
14 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (19.81%) Microservices
16 20 (18.87%) T-SQL
16 20 (18.87%) Unit Testing
16 20 (18.87%) REST
17 19 (17.92%) HTML5
17 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
18 18 (16.98%) jQuery
18 18 (16.98%) TDD
18 18 (16.98%) Spring
18 18 (16.98%) Finance
19 17 (16.04%) XML

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 9 (8.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.72%) Anypoint
3 5 (4.72%) Confluence
3 5 (4.72%) JBoss
3 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.94%) Apache
7 1 (0.94%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.49%) GitHub
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.72%) Serverless
4 4 (3.77%) iPaaS
5 3 (2.83%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.83%) SaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.94%) Apigee
7 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.94%) IaaS
7 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (36.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.55%) MySQL
5 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.77%) OLTP
7 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.89%) KDB
9 2 (1.89%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.26%) JIRA
2 13 (12.26%) Maven
2 13 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (9.43%) JUnit
5 6 (5.66%) JMeter
5 6 (5.66%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.72%) NUnit
6 5 (4.72%) Selenium
7 4 (3.77%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.77%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.77%) MSTest
8 3 (2.83%) Ant
8 3 (2.83%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.83%) PowerDesigner
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Banking
3 13 (12.26%) Front Office
4 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Back Office
6 2 (1.89%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (78.30%) Developer
2 27 (25.47%) .NET Developer
3 24 (22.64%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.09%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Architect
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) WPF Developer
10 6 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (5.66%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Senior .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (48.11%) .NET
2 42 (39.62%) Web Services
3 30 (28.30%) AngularJS
3 30 (28.30%) HTML
4 25 (23.58%) CSS
5 22 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (18.87%) REST
7 19 (17.92%) HTML5
8 18 (16.98%) jQuery
8 18 (16.98%) Spring
9 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
9 17 (16.04%) XML
10 16 (15.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET
11 14 (13.21%) Java EE
12 12 (11.32%) CSS3
12 12 (11.32%) React
13 11 (10.38%) Entity Framework
14 10 (9.43%) JSP
14 10 (9.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.66%) User Experience
5 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.72%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.72%) Derivative
5 5 (4.72%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.77%) Equities
6 4 (3.77%) Online Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.89%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.94%) Clustering
8 1 (0.94%) Fintech
8 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Unix
4 3 (2.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.19%) Test Automation
3 30 (28.30%) Scrum
4 28 (26.42%) SDLC
4 28 (26.42%) SOA
5 27 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (25.47%) MVC
6 21 (19.81%) Microservices
7 20 (18.87%) Unit Testing
8 18 (16.98%) TDD
9 17 (16.04%) BDD
9 17 (16.04%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (13.21%) OO
11 12 (11.32%) Multithreading
12 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
12 10 (9.43%) Software Architecture
12 10 (9.43%) UML
12 10 (9.43%) Web Development
13 9 (8.49%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (8.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.23%) C#
2 42 (39.62%) Java
3 41 (38.68%) SQL
4 40 (37.74%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.87%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.77%) Java 8
7 4 (3.77%) Scala
7 4 (3.77%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.77%) VB
8 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.83%) VB6
9 2 (1.89%) C
9 2 (1.89%) Perl
9 2 (1.89%) XQuery
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Oracle
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.77%) Nintex
5 3 (2.83%) Perforce
6 2 (1.89%) Citrix
6 2 (1.89%) Pega
6 2 (1.89%) Sybase
6 2 (1.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe
7 1 (0.94%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.94%) WSO2