Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 19 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 324 317
Rank change year-on-year +37 -7 +29
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 77 31 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 0.68% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 18 41
South East median daily rate £350 £383 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +14.18% -15.72%
10th Percentile £300 £321 £285
90th Percentile £413 £433 £450
England median daily rate £398 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.67% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £14.00
England 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,943 4,529 5,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.69% 29.71% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,905 2,593 3,298
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £211 £213 £229
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £458 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.57% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 243 322
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £18.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.43% -27.45% +54.55%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.86 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £48.75 £53.94
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the South East

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the South East

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in the South East

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the South East

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Kent - 24 £350 - 2
Thames Valley -7 20 £300 -27.27% 2
East Sussex - 16 £340 -
Oxfordshire - 12 £300 -
Surrey - 8 £400 - 5
Buckinghamshire -20 7 £300 -7.69% 2
Hampshire -23 4 £380 -0.65% 2
Berkshire -15 1 - -
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 71 (92.21%) C#
1 71 (92.21%) .NET
2 65 (84.42%) MVC
3 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (80.52%) ASP.NET
4 60 (77.92%) SQL Server
5 59 (76.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (64.94%) Microsoft
7 47 (61.04%) TDD
8 45 (58.44%) Refactoring
8 45 (58.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (54.55%) Oracle
10 40 (51.95%) Web Services
10 40 (51.95%) Scrum
10 40 (51.95%) Web Development
11 39 (50.65%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (42.86%) WCF
13 30 (38.96%) Change Control
14 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
15 25 (32.47%) HTML
16 23 (29.87%) CSS
17 19 (24.68%) AngularJS
18 15 (19.48%) Razor View Engine
18 15 (19.48%) SQL
19 14 (18.18%) REST
19 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 11 (14.29%) Angular 2
20 11 (14.29%) jQuery
20 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
21 9 (11.69%) Entity Framework

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (6.49%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) IaaS
2 5 (6.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Network Security
1 1 (1.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (77.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) OLAP
3 4 (5.19%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) JUnit
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Moq
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (96.10%) Developer
2 67 (87.01%) .NET Developer
3 34 (44.16%) C# Developer
4 32 (41.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (33.77%) SQL Developer
6 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Developer
7 16 (20.78%) Agile .NET Developer
7 16 (20.78%) Agile C# Developer
7 16 (20.78%) Agile Developer
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (10.39%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Angular Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Web Developer
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (2.60%) Analyst
13 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
13 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) .NET
2 62 (80.52%) ASP.NET
3 59 (76.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (58.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 40 (51.95%) Web Services
6 33 (42.86%) WCF
7 25 (32.47%) HTML
8 23 (29.87%) CSS
9 19 (24.68%) AngularJS
10 15 (19.48%) Razor View Engine
11 14 (18.18%) REST
11 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 11 (14.29%) Angular 2
12 11 (14.29%) jQuery
13 9 (11.69%) Entity Framework
14 7 (9.09%) ADO.NET
14 7 (9.09%) HTML5
15 5 (6.49%) SOAP
16 2 (2.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.30%) RIA
2 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (84.42%) MVC
2 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (61.04%) TDD
4 45 (58.44%) Refactoring
5 40 (51.95%) Scrum
5 40 (51.95%) Web Development
6 39 (50.65%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (38.96%) Change Control
8 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.09%) OCR
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.49%) DevOps
11 4 (5.19%) BDD
11 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (3.90%) RAD
12 3 (3.90%) SOA
13 2 (2.60%) OOD
13 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.48%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.60%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) XQuery
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (64.94%) Microsoft
2 42 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Twitter
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft