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 3 months to 22 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 241 249
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 20 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.09% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 13
Median daily rate £350 £355 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -4.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £311 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £578 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% -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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2217 2742 2965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.54% 30.39% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1636 1598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 131
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +84.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +5 9 £438 +25.00% 2
Berkshire +22 7 £358 -18.11% 5
Kent - 4 £350 -
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 11 (47.83%) MVC
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) CMS
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
10 5 (21.74%) WCF
10 5 (21.74%) REST
10 5 (21.74%) Middleware
10 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 4 (17.39%) XML
11 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
11 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 4 (17.39%) Change Control

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 (30.43%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) MSBuild
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) Middleware
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) WCF
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
9 2 (8.70%) J2EE
9 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (8.70%) LINQ
9 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
1 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Refactoring
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) KVM
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
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