The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 183 196 181
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing RIA 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.069% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% 0.18% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 13
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£463 £650 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +26.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.24
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1947 2221 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.91% 38.29% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1599 1662
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the City of London region.

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Lucene
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
5 2 (33.33%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Product Management
5 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (33.33%) D3.js
5 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) JsTestDriver

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (16.67%) JsTestDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (33.33%) D3.js
3 2 (33.33%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) Lucene
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Spread Betting
2 1 (16.67%) Psychology
2 1 (16.67%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Industrial Design
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe