The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 529 484
Rank change year-on-year +1 -45  
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 82 122 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 143
Median daily rate £535 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £306 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £625 £575
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15673 17924 17489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.27% 33.28% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 16463 15481
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £630 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 859 821
Median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £47.77 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -7 73 £550 +37.50% 40
London +12 44 £550 +4.76% 12
UK excluding London -3 37 £367 +4.71% 28
South East +15 17 £350 - 13
Scotland +36 7 £388 +10.71%
South West -3 5 £369 +15.23% 3
North of England +43 4 £320 -17.41% 7
East of England -8 3 £588 +54.22% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 63 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.69%) C#
3 57 (39.31%) .NET
4 54 (37.24%) Java
5 53 (36.55%) SQL
6 50 (34.48%) SQL Server
7 48 (33.10%) Web Services
8 42 (28.97%) JavaScript
8 42 (28.97%) Finance
9 40 (27.59%) Banking
9 40 (27.59%) MVC
10 35 (24.14%) XML
10 35 (24.14%) Oracle
11 34 (23.45%) HTML
12 33 (22.76%) ASP.NET
12 33 (22.76%) Scrum
13 30 (20.69%) OO
13 30 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (20.00%) CSS
15 28 (19.31%) TDD
15 28 (19.31%) SDLC
16 27 (18.62%) Front Office
16 27 (18.62%) Web Development
16 27 (18.62%) Unix
17 26 (17.93%) Linux
18 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
18 24 (16.55%) Investment Banking
18 24 (16.55%) Electronic Trading
19 23 (15.86%) SOAP
20 22 (15.17%) OOD

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (6.90%) CMS
2 8 (5.52%) Apache
2 8 (5.52%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.14%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.76%) IIS
5 4 (2.76%) JBoss
6 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.38%) Confluence
7 2 (1.38%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.69%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Firewall
1 3 (2.07%) SSL
2 2 (1.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.69%) FTP
3 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.69%) Skype
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.28%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.59%) Big Data
4 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.14%) HBase
8 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.76%) MySQL
10 3 (2.07%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.07%) KDB
10 3 (2.07%) Kdb+
10 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.07%) Redis
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (14.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.90%) Subversion
4 9 (6.21%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.52%) Maven
5 8 (5.52%) PowerDesigner
6 7 (4.83%) Ant
7 6 (4.14%) ClearCase
7 6 (4.14%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.45%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.45%) NUnit
9 3 (2.07%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.07%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.07%) Selenium
10 2 (1.38%) JIRA
10 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (1.38%) WiX
11 1 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 42 (28.97%) Finance
2 40 (27.59%) Banking
3 27 (18.62%) Front Office
4 24 (16.55%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.76%) Retail
7 3 (2.07%) Advertising
8 2 (1.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (75.86%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) .NET Developer
3 36 (24.83%) Java Developer
4 23 (15.86%) C# Developer
5 17 (11.72%) Architect
6 15 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (3.45%) C++ Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.31%) .NET
2 48 (33.10%) Web Services
3 35 (24.14%) XML
4 34 (23.45%) HTML
5 33 (22.76%) ASP.NET
6 29 (20.00%) CSS
7 23 (15.86%) SOAP
8 22 (15.17%) .NET Framework
8 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (15.17%) Middleware
9 21 (14.48%) jQuery
10 20 (13.79%) REST
11 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (10.34%) J2EE
12 15 (10.34%) WCF
13 14 (9.66%) WinForms
14 13 (8.97%) JSON
15 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
15 12 (8.28%) Spring
16 11 (7.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.48%) Equities
3 7 (4.83%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.14%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.14%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.14%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.14%) Derivative
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.76%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.76%) W3C
7 3 (2.07%) Fintech
7 3 (2.07%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.38%) Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.38%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.62%) Unix
2 26 (17.93%) Linux
3 21 (14.48%) Windows
4 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.76%) Solaris
6 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.38%) CentOS
6 2 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.69%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) Debian
7 1 (0.69%) HPUX
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.59%) MVC
3 33 (22.76%) Scrum
4 30 (20.69%) OO
5 28 (19.31%) SDLC
5 28 (19.31%) TDD
6 27 (18.62%) Web Development
7 24 (16.55%) Electronic Trading
8 22 (15.17%) OOD
8 22 (15.17%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.72%) SOA
10 16 (11.03%) UML
11 15 (10.34%) Migration
12 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.97%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.97%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.28%) Unit Testing
15 11 (7.59%) DevOps
15 11 (7.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.69%) C#
2 54 (37.24%) Java
3 53 (36.55%) SQL
4 42 (28.97%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.14%) C++
6 6 (4.14%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.76%) C
7 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.07%) Perl
8 3 (2.07%) PHP
8 3 (2.07%) VB
9 2 (1.38%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (1.38%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.38%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.14%) Degree
3 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.38%) MCP
4 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) MiFID
2 7 (4.83%) QA
3 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.38%) GridGain
2 2 (1.38%) KVM
2 2 (1.38%) Xen
2 2 (1.38%) XenServer
3 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.38%) Ansible
2 2 (1.38%) Nagios
2 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.38%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (24.14%) Oracle
2 24 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.28%) Sybase
4 7 (4.83%) IBM
5 6 (4.14%) Google
5 6 (4.14%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.45%) Apple
6 5 (3.45%) HP
7 4 (2.76%) OpenText
7 4 (2.76%) Solace
8 3 (2.07%) Cognizant
8 3 (2.07%) VMware
9 2 (1.38%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.38%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.38%) Murex
9 2 (1.38%) Progress
9 2 (1.38%) Reuters
10 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.69%) Telerik
10 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago