The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 374 358
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 44 44 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.55% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 67
Median daily rate £550 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £675 £600
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7920 7981 8572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.15% 37.33% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5769 6066
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 106 141
Median hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing N-Tier in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in London

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in London

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in London

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +7 12 £556 - 1
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 42 (60.87%) Java
2 38 (55.07%) Banking
3 37 (53.62%) Finance
4 29 (42.03%) SQL
5 27 (39.13%) Front Office
6 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (34.78%) Investment Banking
7 24 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
8 23 (33.33%) C#
9 22 (31.88%) OO
10 21 (30.43%) Equities
11 19 (27.54%) Web Services
12 17 (24.64%) Unix
12 17 (24.64%) .NET
12 17 (24.64%) OOD
12 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
12 17 (24.64%) SDLC
13 16 (23.19%) Linux
14 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 14 (20.29%) REST
16 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (18.84%) WinForms
17 12 (17.39%) TDD
17 12 (17.39%) MVC
17 12 (17.39%) Sybase
17 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
17 12 (17.39%) Windows
17 12 (17.39%) SOAP
17 12 (17.39%) Oracle
17 12 (17.39%) Hadoop

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.90%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.94%) Big Data
4 6 (8.70%) HBase
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Data Lake
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.14%) Subversion
3 6 (8.70%) ClearCase
4 5 (7.25%) CruiseControl
4 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.25%) Maven
4 5 (7.25%) NUnit
5 4 (5.80%) Ant
5 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (2.90%) WiX
8 1 (1.45%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.45%) JUnit
8 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (55.07%) Banking
2 37 (53.62%) Finance
3 27 (39.13%) Front Office
4 24 (34.78%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 28 (40.58%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Architect
7 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.25%) WPF Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Credit Risk Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Credit Risk Java Developer
9 4 (5.80%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.80%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.80%) WinForms Developer
10 3 (4.35%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) Web Services
2 17 (24.64%) .NET
3 14 (20.29%) REST
4 13 (18.84%) WinForms
5 12 (17.39%) SOAP
5 12 (17.39%) Spring
6 7 (10.14%) Middleware
6 7 (10.14%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.70%) J2EE
7 6 (8.70%) Protocol Buffers
7 6 (8.70%) WCF
7 6 (8.70%) WPF
8 5 (7.25%) HTML
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (5.80%) CSS
9 4 (5.80%) STL
10 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Equities
2 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Grid Computing
4 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.70%) Credit Risk
4 6 (8.70%) Derivative
5 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.80%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.35%) Fintech
7 3 (4.35%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.90%) Clustering
8 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.90%) EPoS
8 2 (2.90%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Unix
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 12 (17.39%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Electronic Trading
3 22 (31.88%) OO
4 17 (24.64%) OOD
4 17 (24.64%) SDLC
4 17 (24.64%) Test Automation
5 12 (17.39%) MVC
5 12 (17.39%) TDD
6 11 (15.94%) Multithreading
7 10 (14.49%) BDD
7 10 (14.49%) Scrum
8 9 (13.04%) Web Development
9 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.59%) SOA
10 7 (10.14%) Migration
10 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.70%) DevOps
11 6 (8.70%) High Availability
11 6 (8.70%) Open Source
11 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) MiFID
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.90%) GridGain
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
1 12 (17.39%) Sybase
2 6 (8.70%) Google
3 5 (7.25%) Apple
4 4 (5.80%) Solace
5 3 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.90%) Murex
6 2 (2.90%) Reuters
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.45%) Plumtree
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Temenos
7 1 (1.45%) Unisys
7 1 (1.45%) Xamarin