Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 674 688
Rank change year-on-year -83 +14 -147
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 107 181 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 122 130
England median daily rate £475 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +24.17% +2.55%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £600 £625 £641
UK median daily rate £475 £498 £400
% change year-on-year -4.52% +24.38% -
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 32,459 31,223 34,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.48% 34.40% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,451 20,565 22,524
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £285 £270 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 956 1,129
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.31
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.16 £20.67
% change year-on-year +1.63% +2.35% +11.73%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -32 50 £550 -4.35% 13
North of England -3 20 £395 +21.54% 15
South East -35 20 £410 +17.14% 5
Yorkshire -1 10 £375 +19.05% 2
Midlands - 8 £550 - 5
West Midlands - 8 £550 - 3
North East - 7 £433 - 1
East of England -15 6 £475 - 4
South West -21 3 £390 +14.71% 3
North West -23 3 £400 +14.29% 12
N-Tier
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.99%) SQL
3 43 (40.19%) .NET
4 41 (38.32%) SQL Server
5 39 (36.45%) C#
6 36 (33.64%) Java
7 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
8 33 (30.84%) Web Services
9 31 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (26.17%) HTML
11 27 (25.23%) Oracle
12 26 (24.30%) Test Automation
13 24 (22.43%) SDLC
13 24 (22.43%) XML
13 24 (22.43%) Windows
13 24 (22.43%) Finance
13 24 (22.43%) Scrum
14 23 (21.50%) Unit Testing
15 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
15 22 (20.56%) T-SQL
16 21 (19.63%) CSS
16 21 (19.63%) SOA
16 21 (19.63%) Banking
17 20 (18.69%) TDD
17 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
18 19 (17.76%) HTML5
19 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
19 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
19 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
20 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (8.41%) JBoss
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) GitHub
2 4 (3.74%) iPaaS
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Azure Functions
3 3 (2.80%) NuGet
3 3 (2.80%) Serverless
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.87%) PBX
3 2 (1.87%) PSTN
3 2 (1.87%) Skype
3 2 (1.87%) VoIP
4 1 (0.93%) BGP
4 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) Extranet
4 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) OSPF
4 1 (0.93%) SSH
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.48%) OLTP
5 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.74%) MySQL
7 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.87%) DB2
9 2 (1.87%) KDB
9 2 (1.87%) Kdb+
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.93%) QlikView
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
1 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.21%) JUnit
4 10 (9.35%) Selenium
5 9 (8.41%) Maven
6 8 (7.48%) JIRA
7 7 (6.54%) JMeter
8 5 (4.67%) Ant
8 5 (4.67%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.74%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.74%) MSTest
9 4 (3.74%) NUnit
10 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.80%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (1.87%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Banking
3 11 (10.28%) Front Office
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 5 (4.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.87%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (66.36%) Developer
2 20 (18.69%) C# Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Java Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Architect
5 12 (11.21%) Web Developer
6 10 (9.35%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.41%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Java Web Developer
7 9 (8.41%) WPF Developer
8 8 (7.48%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (6.54%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (6.54%) J2EE Web Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.61%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.19%) .NET
2 33 (30.84%) Web Services
3 28 (26.17%) HTML
4 24 (22.43%) XML
5 21 (19.63%) CSS
6 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
7 19 (17.76%) HTML5
8 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
9 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (14.95%) SOAP
10 15 (14.02%) Spring
11 14 (13.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (11.21%) .NET Framework
12 12 (11.21%) jQuery
12 12 (11.21%) REST
13 11 (10.28%) WPF
14 10 (9.35%) J2EE
14 10 (9.35%) XML Schema
15 8 (7.48%) Entity Framework
15 8 (7.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) User Experience
2 9 (8.41%) Derivative
2 9 (8.41%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.61%) Equities
5 5 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.74%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.74%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.80%) NHS
7 3 (2.80%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.87%) Clustering
8 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Linux
3 10 (9.35%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Solaris
5 2 (1.87%) Android
5 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (24.30%) Test Automation
4 24 (22.43%) Scrum
4 24 (22.43%) SDLC
5 23 (21.50%) Unit Testing
6 21 (19.63%) SOA
7 20 (18.69%) TDD
8 15 (14.02%) MVC
8 15 (14.02%) OO
8 15 (14.02%) Web Development
9 14 (13.08%) BDD
9 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
9 14 (13.08%) Multithreading
10 12 (11.21%) Open Source
11 11 (10.28%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (9.35%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (9.35%) OOD
12 10 (9.35%) Software Architecture
13 9 (8.41%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) SQL
2 39 (36.45%) C#
3 36 (33.64%) Java
4 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
5 22 (20.56%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.61%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.67%) Scala
8 4 (3.74%) Java 8
8 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.80%) VB
9 3 (2.80%) XQuery
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.87%) VB6
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) CCSA
1 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (1.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) CISM
2 1 (0.93%) CISSP
2 1 (0.93%) OSCP
2 1 (0.93%) SANS
2 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) GPFS
4 1 (0.93%) IAG
4 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Nessus
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Oracle
2 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) VMware
4 5 (4.67%) Citrix
5 3 (2.80%) BeyondTrust
5 3 (2.80%) CA
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco
5 3 (2.80%) CyberArk
5 3 (2.80%) IronPort
5 3 (2.80%) McAfee
5 3 (2.80%) Symantec
6 2 (1.87%) Capita
6 2 (1.87%) Pega
6 2 (1.87%) Sybase
7 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Murex
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.93%) Reuters