Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 634 681 580
Rank change year-on-year +47 -101 -12
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 225 192 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 126 214
England median daily rate £439 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.92% +0.31%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £688 £600
UK median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -4 101 £575 +4.55% 7
South East +29 73 £350 -6.67% 11
South West +8 18 £340 -9.33% 2
East of England -11 16 £463 +5.71% 2
North of England +44 14 £513 +28.13% 5
North West +26 11 £410 +36.67% 4
West Midlands +29 3 £513 -5.96% 3
Midlands +21 3 £513 -5.96% 5
Yorkshire +1 3 £525 +31.25% 1
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 122 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (51.11%) C#
3 104 (46.22%) .NET
4 99 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 98 (43.56%) Java
6 91 (40.44%) Web Services
7 90 (40.00%) SQL
8 89 (39.56%) MVC
9 81 (36.00%) TDD
10 77 (34.22%) Web Development
10 77 (34.22%) Microsoft
11 71 (31.56%) Oracle
11 71 (31.56%) ASP.NET
12 68 (30.22%) Scrum
13 65 (28.89%) JavaScript
14 64 (28.44%) HTML
14 64 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (26.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 56 (24.89%) Finance
18 55 (24.44%) Banking
19 53 (23.56%) Refactoring
20 50 (22.22%) CSS
21 49 (21.78%) SDLC
22 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
23 47 (20.89%) OO
24 42 (18.67%) WCF
25 38 (16.89%) Change Control
26 37 (16.44%) AngularJS
27 36 (16.00%) Spring

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 22 (9.78%) JBoss
2 10 (4.44%) IIS
3 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.56%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.78%) Apache
6 4 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) HFM
3 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.56%) IaaS
2 8 (3.56%) PaaS
3 5 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.78%) Office 365
5 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.00%) Firewall
2 6 (2.67%) LDAP
3 5 (2.22%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.78%) HTTP
5 3 (1.33%) Network Security
6 2 (0.89%) DHCP
6 2 (0.89%) DNS
6 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.89%) NAS
6 2 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.89%) SAN
6 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) CTI
7 1 (0.44%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.67%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.78%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.67%) MySQL
8 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.22%) Big Data
9 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.22%) OLAP
9 5 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.78%) HBase
11 3 (1.33%) DB2
11 3 (1.33%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.89%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.56%) Maven
5 15 (6.67%) Ant
5 15 (6.67%) Subversion
6 11 (4.89%) SoapUI
7 10 (4.44%) ClearCase
8 8 (3.56%) Selenium
9 7 (3.11%) JUnit
9 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.67%) JIRA
11 5 (2.22%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.78%) Mockito
12 4 (1.78%) PowerDesigner
13 3 (1.33%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.33%) JMeter
13 3 (1.33%) NUnit
13 3 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (24.89%) Finance
2 55 (24.44%) Banking
3 32 (14.22%) Investment Banking
4 24 (10.67%) Front Office
5 9 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Back Office
7 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
8 2 (0.89%) Publishing
8 2 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (78.22%) Developer
2 77 (34.22%) .NET Developer
3 72 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 57 (25.33%) C# Developer
5 43 (19.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (12.89%) SQL Developer
7 25 (11.11%) Architect
8 18 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 17 (7.56%) Web Developer
10 16 (7.11%) Agile .NET Developer
10 16 (7.11%) Agile C# Developer
10 16 (7.11%) Agile Developer
11 13 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (5.78%) J2EE Developer
11 13 (5.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (4.89%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
13 10 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
14 9 (4.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
14 9 (4.00%) WinForms Developer
15 8 (3.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (46.22%) .NET
2 91 (40.44%) Web Services
3 71 (31.56%) ASP.NET
4 64 (28.44%) HTML
5 60 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (26.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 50 (22.22%) CSS
8 42 (18.67%) WCF
9 37 (16.44%) AngularJS
10 36 (16.00%) Spring
11 30 (13.33%) REST
12 25 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 23 (10.22%) HTML5
13 23 (10.22%) SOAP
13 23 (10.22%) XML
14 19 (8.44%) Entity Framework
14 19 (8.44%) J2EE
14 19 (8.44%) Middleware
15 17 (7.56%) WinForms
16 15 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.89%) Equities
2 27 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.78%) Client/Server
4 14 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.56%) Derivative
6 8 (3.56%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (3.11%) Clustering
7 7 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.67%) User Experience
9 5 (2.22%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.22%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.78%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.78%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.33%) Exotic Derivative
11 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.67%) Unix
2 23 (10.22%) Linux
3 21 (9.33%) Windows
4 5 (2.22%) Solaris
5 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.89%) AIX
6 2 (0.89%) HPUX
6 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (39.56%) MVC
3 81 (36.00%) TDD
4 77 (34.22%) Web Development
5 68 (30.22%) Scrum
6 64 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (23.56%) Refactoring
8 49 (21.78%) SDLC
9 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
10 47 (20.89%) OO
11 38 (16.89%) Change Control
12 34 (15.11%) SOA
13 31 (13.78%) Electronic Trading
14 28 (12.44%) Unit Testing
15 27 (12.00%) OOD
15 27 (12.00%) Open Source
16 26 (11.56%) Multithreading
17 24 (10.67%) Migration
18 19 (8.44%) Risk Management
19 17 (7.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (51.11%) C#
2 98 (43.56%) Java
3 90 (40.00%) SQL
4 65 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.56%) C
7 5 (2.22%) C++
8 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.89%) PHP
10 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.89%) Ruby
10 2 (0.89%) VB
10 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.44%) VB6
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.22%) Degree
3 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) ISEB
4 3 (1.33%) MCP
5 2 (0.89%) CISM
5 2 (0.89%) CISSP
5 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.89%) MCITP
5 2 (0.89%) MCSD
5 2 (0.89%) MCSE
5 2 (0.89%) OSCP
5 2 (0.89%) PMP
5 2 (0.89%) RHCE
5 2 (0.89%) SANS
5 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.67%) QA
2 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.22%) MiFID
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) PMO
4 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.89%) GridGain
3 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.89%) IAG
3 2 (0.89%) KVM
3 2 (0.89%) Xen
3 2 (0.89%) XenServer
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) Puppet
2 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.89%) Ansible
3 2 (0.89%) Nagios
3 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (34.22%) Microsoft
2 71 (31.56%) Oracle
3 26 (11.56%) Sybase
4 19 (8.44%) IBM
5 10 (4.44%) VMware
6 8 (3.56%) MuleSoft
7 7 (3.11%) Google
7 7 (3.11%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.67%) HP
9 5 (2.22%) Twitter
10 4 (1.78%) Apple
10 4 (1.78%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.78%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.78%) Reuters
11 3 (1.33%) BEA
11 3 (1.33%) Murex
11 3 (1.33%) OpenText
11 3 (1.33%) Pega
11 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.33%) Vitria