The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+29.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RIA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
229 227 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.05% 27.48% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 151 95
Median daily rate £373 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIA across the Birmingham region.

RIA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RIA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIA 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for RIA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe