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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 511 453
Rank change year-on-year +2 -58  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 71 116 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.72% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 78 120
Median daily rate £544 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.87% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +5.92% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

N-Tier is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing N-Tier as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 41 £550 +4.76% 12
South East +28 18 £350 - 14
South West 0 5 £369 +15.23% 2
East of England -13 3 £588 +54.22% 2
North West +27 2 £325 -16.12% 6
Yorkshire +12 2 £315 -21.25% 3
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 56 (42.42%) C#
2 54 (40.91%) .NET
3 53 (40.15%) Java
3 53 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (37.12%) SQL
5 47 (35.61%) SQL Server
6 43 (32.58%) Web Services
6 43 (32.58%) Finance
7 40 (30.30%) Banking
8 39 (29.55%) JavaScript
9 36 (27.27%) MVC
10 33 (25.00%) Oracle
10 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 31 (23.48%) HTML
12 30 (22.73%) Scrum
13 28 (21.21%) CSS
13 28 (21.21%) Front Office
14 27 (20.45%) XML
14 27 (20.45%) OO
14 27 (20.45%) Web Development
14 27 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (18.94%) TDD
16 24 (18.18%) Investment Banking
16 24 (18.18%) Unix
16 24 (18.18%) SDLC
16 24 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
17 23 (17.42%) Linux
17 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
18 22 (16.67%) Windows
18 22 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (7.58%) CMS
2 8 (6.06%) Apache
2 8 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 7 (5.30%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (3.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.03%) IIS
6 4 (3.03%) JBoss
7 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.52%) Confluence
8 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.76%) nginx
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Firewall
1 3 (2.27%) SSL
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.76%) Skype
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) Hadoop
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.85%) Big Data
5 9 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.30%) HBase
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.03%) Data Lake
8 4 (3.03%) MySQL
9 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.52%) MS Access
10 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.85%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.58%) Subversion
3 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.06%) Maven
5 7 (5.30%) Ant
6 6 (4.55%) ClearCase
6 6 (4.55%) PowerDesigner
6 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.79%) CruiseControl
7 5 (3.79%) NUnit
8 3 (2.27%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.27%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.27%) Selenium
8 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (2.27%) WiX
9 2 (1.52%) JIRA
9 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 43 (32.58%) Finance
2 40 (30.30%) Banking
3 28 (21.21%) Front Office
4 24 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.03%) Retail
7 3 (2.27%) Advertising
8 2 (1.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (75.76%) Developer
2 35 (26.52%) Java Developer
3 34 (25.76%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 15 (11.36%) Architect
6 12 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Sitecore Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.79%) UI Developer
10 5 (3.79%) WPF Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) C# WPF Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Credit Risk Java Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.91%) .NET
2 43 (32.58%) Web Services
3 33 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 31 (23.48%) HTML
5 28 (21.21%) CSS
6 27 (20.45%) XML
7 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (15.91%) jQuery
9 20 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 20 (15.15%) Middleware
9 20 (15.15%) REST
9 20 (15.15%) SOAP
10 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (11.36%) WCF
12 14 (10.61%) WinForms
13 13 (9.85%) J2EE
14 12 (9.09%) Spring
15 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
16 10 (7.58%) HTML5
16 10 (7.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (15.91%) Equities
3 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.30%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.55%) Derivative
4 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.03%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.27%) Fintech
8 2 (1.52%) Clustering
8 2 (1.52%) EPoS
8 2 (1.52%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Unix
2 23 (17.42%) Linux
3 22 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.52%) CentOS
5 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Debian
6 1 (0.76%) HPUX
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.27%) MVC
3 30 (22.73%) Scrum
4 27 (20.45%) OO
4 27 (20.45%) Web Development
5 25 (18.94%) TDD
6 24 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 24 (18.18%) SDLC
7 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 20 (15.15%) OOD
9 14 (10.61%) Migration
9 14 (10.61%) UML
10 12 (9.09%) SOA
10 12 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (8.33%) DevOps
11 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.58%) BDD
12 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.42%) C#
2 53 (40.15%) Java
3 49 (37.12%) SQL
4 39 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.79%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.03%) C
7 4 (3.03%) C++
7 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.27%) PHP
8 3 (2.27%) VB
9 2 (1.52%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.52%) Python
9 2 (1.52%) Ruby
9 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.52%) VB6
10 1 (0.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) Degree
3 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.52%) ISEB
4 2 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) MiFID
2 3 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.52%) GridGain
2 2 (1.52%) KVM
2 2 (1.52%) Xen
2 2 (1.52%) XenServer
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.52%) Ansible
2 2 (1.52%) Nagios
2 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.52%) Puppet
2 2 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) Oracle
2 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.33%) Sybase
4 8 (6.06%) Google
5 7 (5.30%) IBM
6 6 (4.55%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.79%) HP
8 4 (3.03%) Solace
9 3 (2.27%) Apple
9 3 (2.27%) Cognizant
9 3 (2.27%) VMware
10 2 (1.52%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.52%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.52%) Murex
10 2 (1.52%) OpenText
10 2 (1.52%) Reuters
11 1 (0.76%) Embarcadero
11 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.76%) Temenos
11 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago