Period
to 24 June 2021

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 24 June 2021 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
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 575 525 726
Rank change year-on-year -50 +201 +20
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 62 35 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 53
10th Percentile £363 £250 £323
25th Percentile £413 £261 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £330 £475
Median % change year-on-year +62.12% -30.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £744 £491 £588
90th Percentile £775 £531 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £338 £463
% change year-on-year +37.04% -27.03% +1.65%

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 15,124 11,100 23,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.85% 29.85% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,205 7,420 15,908
10th Percentile £300 £263 £290
25th Percentile £400 £381 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £619 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 403 794
10th Percentile £12.17 £12.52 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.71 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.17% +17.67% -12.50%
75th Percentile £47.63 £47.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.86
% change year-on-year - +19.88% -7.31%

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 24 June 2021.

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 24 June 2021. 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 -45 40 £650 +30.00% 15
North West +2 8 £438 +29.63% 5
North of England 0 8 £438 +32.08% 5
South East -12 8 £450 +28.57% 2
East of England +1 5 £375 +13.64% 1
South West - 1 - - 1
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) Scrum
4 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
5 20 (32.26%) Finance
6 19 (30.65%) DevOps
6 19 (30.65%) SDLC
7 18 (29.03%) Social Skills
7 18 (29.03%) C#
8 17 (27.42%) Java
8 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
9 16 (25.81%) SOA
10 15 (24.19%) Node.js
11 14 (22.58%) HTML5
11 14 (22.58%) AWS
11 14 (22.58%) HTML
11 14 (22.58%) Oracle
11 14 (22.58%) CSS
12 13 (20.97%) .NET
12 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
13 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
13 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (17.74%) Banking
14 11 (17.74%) TIBCO
14 11 (17.74%) Bitbucket
14 11 (17.74%) Azure
14 11 (17.74%) Test Automation

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 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.06%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
3 3 (4.84%) Jetty
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.84%) WebLogic Integration
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) AWS
2 11 (17.74%) Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Serverless
4 4 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (6.45%) npm
5 3 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.84%) Google Workspace
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.23%) GCP
7 1 (1.61%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.61%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) FTP
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.06%) OLTP
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2017
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.84%) MS Access
6 3 (4.84%) Redis
6 3 (4.84%) Riak
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.61%) GIS
8 1 (1.61%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.74%) Bitbucket
4 6 (9.68%) Artifactory
4 6 (9.68%) Maven
5 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.45%) Grunt
6 4 (6.45%) gulp
6 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
6 4 (6.45%) Mocha
6 4 (6.45%) Sourcetree
6 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.84%) Gradle
7 3 (4.84%) JIRA
7 3 (4.84%) webpack
8 2 (3.23%) Ant
8 2 (3.23%) Cypress.io
9 1 (1.61%) JUnit
9 1 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) Social Skills
3 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (17.74%) Banking
4 11 (17.74%) Public Sector
5 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (6.45%) Automotive
6 4 (6.45%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
7 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 11 (17.74%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.52%) SQL Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Security Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.68%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 5 (8.06%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Market Data Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Security Technical Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Information Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Node.js
2 14 (22.58%) CSS
2 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 14 (22.58%) HTML5
3 13 (20.97%) .NET
3 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
4 9 (14.52%) React
5 8 (12.90%) Spring
6 7 (11.29%) CSS3
6 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
6 7 (11.29%) Web Services
7 6 (9.68%) OAuth
7 6 (9.68%) OpenID
7 6 (9.68%) Rendezvous
7 6 (9.68%) RESTful
7 6 (9.68%) SAML
7 6 (9.68%) SOAP
7 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.23%) Equities
3 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) HPUX
3 3 (4.84%) SUSE
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Scrum
3 19 (30.65%) DevOps
3 19 (30.65%) SDLC
4 16 (25.81%) SOA
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.97%) TDD
6 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.13%) Architecture Roadmap
7 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (16.13%) Project Management
7 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (16.13%) TOGAF
8 9 (14.52%) ArchiMate
8 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (14.52%) Microservices
8 9 (14.52%) UML
9 8 (12.90%) MVC
9 8 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) C#
4 17 (27.42%) Java
5 8 (12.90%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.45%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.84%) C
9 3 (4.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 3 (4.84%) VB
10 2 (3.23%) Groovy
10 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) ES6
11 1 (1.61%) Java 8
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
1 7 (11.29%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (4.84%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) NIST
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 6 (9.68%) Accessibility
3 2 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.45%) Ansible
3 3 (4.84%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.23%) Control-M
4 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) Puppet
4 2 (3.23%) Rancher
4 2 (3.23%) Salt
4 2 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) TIBCO
3 8 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (9.68%) Sparx
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.84%) Google
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) Micro Focus
6 3 (4.84%) Okta
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.23%) Charles River
8 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.61%) FactSet
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) MathWorks
8 1 (1.61%) Splunk