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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
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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
184 172 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.44% 26.96% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 122 47
Average daily rate £350 £301 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £17.25 £22.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing RIA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RIA.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing RIA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management