Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 681 623
Rank change year-on-year -52 -58 -57
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 117 125 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.43% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 88 155
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £319 £317 £306
90th Percentile £600 £592 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
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 30,919 28,777 32,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.02% 34.35% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,371 18,789 21,865
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £665 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +2.48% +4.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 970 1,012 1,080
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%

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 June 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 June 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 -49 54 £525 -4.55% 21
South East +5 30 £395 +12.86% 8
North of England -11 14 £350 +7.69% 16
Midlands +1 9 £550 +46.67% 6
East of England -5 8 £435 -13.00% 3
North West -24 7 £350 +7.69% 15
West Midlands - 7 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -19 5 £345 -1.43%
East Midlands +3 2 £500 +33.33% 5
North East - 2 £338 - 1
South West +1 1 £563 +42.86% 6
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.86%) SQL Server
3 52 (44.44%) .NET
4 48 (41.03%) C#
5 38 (32.48%) Oracle
6 31 (26.50%) HTML
6 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
6 31 (26.50%) SQL
6 31 (26.50%) Finance
7 30 (25.64%) CSS
7 30 (25.64%) MVC
8 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET
9 25 (21.37%) Java
10 23 (19.66%) Web Services
10 23 (19.66%) AngularJS
11 22 (18.80%) SOA
12 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (17.95%) jQuery
12 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
13 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
14 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
14 19 (16.24%) HTML5
15 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
15 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
15 18 (15.38%) Windows
15 18 (15.38%) OO
15 18 (15.38%) 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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 9 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.84%) Drupal
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.27%) Apache
5 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.27%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) CMS
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.13%) GitHub
3 6 (5.13%) IaaS
3 6 (5.13%) PaaS
4 4 (3.42%) NuGet
5 2 (1.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Firewall
2 5 (4.27%) FTP
3 4 (3.42%) Internet
4 3 (2.56%) HTTP
4 3 (2.56%) Intranet
5 2 (1.71%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.71%) PBX
5 2 (1.71%) PSTN
5 2 (1.71%) Skype
5 2 (1.71%) VoIP
6 1 (0.85%) BGP
6 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) Extranet
6 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.85%) OSPF
6 1 (0.85%) SSH
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.84%) MariaDB
4 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.27%) MS Access
6 4 (3.42%) OLTP
7 2 (1.71%) DB2
7 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.85%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.69%) JUnit
6 8 (6.84%) Selenium
7 6 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.13%) Maven
8 5 (4.27%) Ant
8 5 (4.27%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.56%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.71%) JIRA
10 2 (1.71%) Mockito
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.85%) JMeter
11 1 (0.85%) MSTest
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (26.50%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Front Office
5 4 (3.42%) Back Office
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.71%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (68.38%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.09%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.38%) Architect
5 17 (14.53%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Angular Developer
7 10 (8.55%) SQL Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (5.98%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (5.98%) J2EE Web Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Java Web Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Agile Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.44%) .NET
2 31 (26.50%) HTML
3 30 (25.64%) CSS
4 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET
5 23 (19.66%) AngularJS
5 23 (19.66%) Web Services
6 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (17.95%) jQuery
7 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
8 19 (16.24%) HTML5
9 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (15.38%) XML
10 16 (13.68%) Angular 2
10 16 (13.68%) Entity Framework
11 15 (12.82%) Spring
11 15 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (11.11%) J2EE
12 13 (11.11%) SOAP
13 10 (8.55%) REST
14 8 (6.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.84%) User Experience
4 7 (5.98%) Derivative
5 6 (5.13%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.42%) Equities
7 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.56%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.85%) HACMP
9 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.38%) Windows
2 14 (11.97%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Unix
4 5 (4.27%) HPUX
4 5 (4.27%) SUSE
5 4 (3.42%) Solaris
6 3 (2.56%) AIX
7 2 (1.71%) Android
7 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.64%) MVC
3 22 (18.80%) SOA
4 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (15.38%) OO
5 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 17 (14.53%) Scrum
7 15 (12.82%) TDD
7 15 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.82%) Web Development
8 13 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (10.26%) Workflow
10 11 (9.40%) Microservices
10 11 (9.40%) Open Source
11 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
11 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.69%) UML
13 8 (6.84%) ETL
13 8 (6.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.03%) C#
2 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.50%) SQL
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 8 (6.84%) PHP
4 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.98%) VB
6 5 (4.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.42%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) Java 8
9 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.71%) VB6
9 2 (1.71%) XQuery
10 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) ISEB
4 4 (3.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) CISM
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) OSCP
7 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Docker
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) GPFS
5 1 (0.85%) IAG
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.27%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.85%) Nessus
3 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (32.48%) Oracle
2 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Okta
3 6 (5.13%) Telerik
4 5 (4.27%) HP
4 5 (4.27%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) Sybase
5 4 (3.42%) VMware
6 3 (2.56%) BeyondTrust
6 3 (2.56%) CA
6 3 (2.56%) Cisco
6 3 (2.56%) Citrix
6 3 (2.56%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.56%) IronPort
6 3 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.85%) F5
7 1 (0.85%) Sencha
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk