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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 703 562 592
Rank change year-on-year -141 +30 +161
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 58 59 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.083% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 14
10th Percentile £342 £366 £259
25th Percentile £450 £425 £317
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £344
Median % change year-on-year - +74.55% -29.49%
75th Percentile £769 £663 £534
90th Percentile £863 £775 £738
UK median daily rate £529 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -8.09% +43.75% -17.95%

N-Tier is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,532 14,406 13,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.30% 31.10% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,144 9,627 8,621
10th Percentile £307 £289 £259
25th Percentile £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 558 526
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.61
25th Percentile £17.50 £16.12 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.74 £25.75 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.84% +14.44% +7.14%
75th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £44.44
90th Percentile £67.50 £60.00 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £26.98 £25.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +9.30% +11.68%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -111 33 £725 +16.00% 5
Midlands - 6 £450 - 3
South East -33 4 £450 - 1
North West -37 4 £311 -31.00% 3
North of England -50 4 £311 -31.00% 3
East Midlands - 3 £360 -
South West - 3 £529 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 3
East of England -29 2 £425 +19.30% 1
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 35 (60.34%) Agile
2 26 (44.83%) C#
3 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
4 23 (39.66%) DevOps
5 21 (36.21%) SDLC
5 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
6 20 (34.48%) .NET
7 19 (32.76%) HTML
7 19 (32.76%) CSS
7 19 (32.76%) Finance
8 17 (29.31%) SQL
8 17 (29.31%) Unit Testing
8 17 (29.31%) Azure
9 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
9 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 16 (27.59%) Scrum
10 15 (25.86%) RESTful
11 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (24.14%) Web Services
11 14 (24.14%) Social Skills
12 13 (22.41%) CI/CD
12 13 (22.41%) Windows
12 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
12 13 (22.41%) Microservices
12 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
12 13 (22.41%) AWS
13 12 (20.69%) Java
13 12 (20.69%) MVC
14 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework

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 5 (8.62%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.45%) Documentum
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Azure
2 13 (22.41%) AWS
3 6 (10.34%) npm
4 4 (6.90%) GCP
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Pipelines
5 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.45%) GitHub
5 2 (3.45%) iPaaS
6 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.72%) Datadog
6 1 (1.72%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) Multicast
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.62%) Apache Ignite
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) OLTP
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
3 11 (18.97%) TeamCity
4 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (12.07%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.34%) Grunt
6 6 (10.34%) gulp
6 6 (10.34%) Jasmine
6 6 (10.34%) Mocha
7 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (6.90%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.17%) MbUnit
9 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
9 3 (5.17%) MSTest
9 3 (5.17%) NUnit
9 3 (5.17%) Selenium
9 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.72%) Cypress.io
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (24.14%) Social Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 12 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Senior UI Developer
5 5 (8.62%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) .NET
2 19 (32.76%) CSS
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
3 15 (25.86%) RESTful
4 14 (24.14%) Web Services
5 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
6 10 (17.24%) .NET Core
6 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 9 (15.52%) Middleware
8 8 (13.79%) HTML5
9 7 (12.07%) CSS3
9 7 (12.07%) jQuery
9 7 (12.07%) JSON
9 7 (12.07%) React
9 7 (12.07%) XML
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.34%) Chai
10 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
10 6 (10.34%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) Derivative
3 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) Market Risk
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.72%) Legacy Code
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) AIX
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile
2 23 (39.66%) DevOps
3 21 (36.21%) SDLC
4 17 (29.31%) Unit Testing
5 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (27.59%) Scrum
6 13 (22.41%) CI/CD
6 13 (22.41%) Microservices
7 12 (20.69%) MVC
8 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (17.24%) SOA
10 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
10 9 (15.52%) TOGAF
11 8 (13.79%) OO
11 8 (13.79%) UML
12 7 (12.07%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (12.07%) Open Source
12 7 (12.07%) TDD
13 6 (10.34%) Architecture Roadmap
13 6 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) C#
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 12 (20.69%) Java
5 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.62%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.90%) Python
8 2 (3.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 6 (10.34%) Accessibility
3 5 (8.62%) NIST
4 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) GridGain
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Ansible
2 5 (8.62%) Terraform
3 1 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Google
3 5 (8.62%) Sparx
3 5 (8.62%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.90%) Okta
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) Informatica
6 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.72%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.72%) VMware