Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 699 756 647
Rank change year-on-year +57 -109 +47
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 70 112 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.36% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 73 165
England median daily rate £423 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £340
90th Percentile £630 £612 £625
UK median daily rate £423 £475 £423
% change year-on-year -11.05% +12.43% -0.59%
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 23,819 31,077 31,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.39% 32.66% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,285 20,573 20,986
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 963 939
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +83 42 £500 -9.09% 11
Midlands +48 11 £409 -0.30% 3
West Midlands +42 11 £409 -0.30% 2
South East +32 11 £375 -3.23% 4
Yorkshire +29 3 £378 - 4
North of England +19 3 £378 -3.21% 14
East of England +27 1 £415 -24.55% 3
South West -6 1 £325 -16.67% 3
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) .NET
3 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
4 26 (37.14%) C#
4 26 (37.14%) Scrum
5 24 (34.29%) REST
5 24 (34.29%) Microservices
6 22 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (27.14%) SaaS
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
7 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.71%) TDD
9 17 (24.29%) IaaS
10 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 15 (21.43%) Azure
10 15 (21.43%) TOGAF
10 15 (21.43%) Finance
11 14 (20.00%) UML
11 14 (20.00%) HTML
12 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
12 13 (18.57%) Web Services
12 13 (18.57%) MVC
12 13 (18.57%) AWS
12 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
13 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
13 12 (17.14%) Spring
13 12 (17.14%) Java
13 12 (17.14%) Sparx
13 12 (17.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect

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 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) SaaS
2 17 (24.29%) IaaS
3 15 (21.43%) Azure
4 13 (18.57%) AWS
5 11 (15.71%) PaaS
6 4 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (4.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (2.86%) Serverless
9 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.43%) GCP
9 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.57%) 3GPP
2 6 (8.57%) DNS
2 6 (8.57%) Network Security
2 6 (8.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) Apache Ignite
5 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.00%) Moq
4 7 (10.00%) MSTest
5 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.43%) Ant
6 1 (1.43%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Developer
2 31 (44.29%) Architect
3 17 (24.29%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Security Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Backend Developer
6 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Software Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Tester
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Salesforce Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Strategy Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) .NET
2 24 (34.29%) REST
3 14 (20.00%) HTML
4 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
4 13 (18.57%) Web Services
5 12 (17.14%) Spring
6 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.86%) JSON
7 9 (12.86%) XML
8 8 (11.43%) SOAP
9 7 (10.00%) CSS
9 7 (10.00%) Fluent NHibernate
9 7 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 7 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (7.14%) RESTful
11 4 (5.71%) YAML
12 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.29%) jQuery
12 3 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.00%) Cloud Native
5 6 (8.57%) User Experience
6 4 (5.71%) Video on Demand
7 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.86%) PKI
8 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) Scrum
3 24 (34.29%) Microservices
4 18 (25.71%) TDD
5 15 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 14 (20.00%) UML
7 13 (18.57%) MVC
8 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (12.86%) Capacity Management
9 9 (12.86%) Front End Development
9 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (12.86%) Product Roadmap
9 9 (12.86%) Security Architecture
9 9 (12.86%) Service Design
9 9 (12.86%) Software Licensing
9 9 (12.86%) Technical Debt
9 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.43%) Project Delivery
10 8 (11.43%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) C#
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) Java
4 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) Scala
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) CCIE
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.57%) CISM
3 6 (8.57%) CISSP
3 6 (8.57%) CRISC
4 5 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (8.57%) GDPR
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) NIST
2 6 (8.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Postfix
2 4 (5.71%) GridGain
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.14%) yum
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Sparx
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.43%) Tableau
8 1 (1.43%) Talend
8 1 (1.43%) VMware