Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 330 339
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 72 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 0.99% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 34
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +8.70% -14.81%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £287
90th Percentile £441 £430 £448
England median daily rate £438 £427 £408
% change year-on-year +2.40% +4.85% +1.88%
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 4872 4959 5998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.95% 29.79% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2839 3484
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £225
90th Percentile £565 £575 £529
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 288 325
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.00 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.00 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Kent +14 23 £350 +27.27% 2
East Sussex - 18 £340 -
Thames Valley 0 14 £350 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -19 9 £438 +16.67% 2
Berkshire +15 7 £300 -40.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Surrey -4 3 £425 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire -25 3 £300 -7.69%
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 62 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 59 (81.94%) C#
3 57 (79.17%) .NET
3 57 (79.17%) MVC
4 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
5 51 (70.83%) ASP.NET
6 48 (66.67%) TDD
7 47 (65.28%) Refactoring
7 47 (65.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (63.89%) Oracle
9 45 (62.50%) Web Services
9 45 (62.50%) Scrum
10 43 (59.72%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (58.33%) Web Development
12 34 (47.22%) WCF
13 31 (43.06%) Change Control
14 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
15 22 (30.56%) HTML
16 20 (27.78%) CSS
17 19 (26.39%) SQL
18 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
19 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
19 9 (12.50%) VMware
20 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
20 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 7 (9.72%) REST
21 7 (9.72%) Razor View Engine

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 7 (9.72%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) JBoss
3 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) IaaS
2 4 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) DHCP
1 2 (2.78%) DNS
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
1 2 (2.78%) NAS
1 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) Network Security
2 1 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.56%) OLAP
3 4 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) DB2
4 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) MS Access
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Subversion
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 52 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 24 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 23 (31.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (30.56%) SQL Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Agile C# Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Agile Developer
6 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Architect
10 4 (5.56%) Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Performance Test Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
12 2 (2.78%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (79.17%) .NET
2 51 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 47 (65.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (62.50%) Web Services
5 42 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (47.22%) WCF
7 22 (30.56%) HTML
8 20 (27.78%) CSS
9 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 8 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (9.72%) ADO.NET
12 7 (9.72%) Middleware
12 7 (9.72%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (9.72%) REST
13 6 (8.33%) Angular 2
14 5 (6.94%) jQuery
14 5 (6.94%) SOAP
15 4 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) RIA
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
1 5 (6.94%) Unix
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) MVC
2 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (66.67%) TDD
4 47 (65.28%) Refactoring
5 45 (62.50%) Scrum
6 43 (59.72%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (58.33%) Web Development
8 31 (43.06%) Change Control
9 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) DevOps
11 5 (6.94%) BDD
11 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (6.94%) SOA
12 4 (5.56%) OO
12 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.56%) SDLC
12 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.56%) Workflow
13 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
13 3 (4.17%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (81.94%) C#
2 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) MCITP
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) RHCE
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) KVM
4 2 (2.78%) Xen
4 2 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
1 2 (2.78%) Nagios
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 46 (63.89%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Twitter
6 3 (4.17%) BEA
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Pega
6 3 (4.17%) Sybase
6 3 (4.17%) Vitria
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft