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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 164 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Contract jobs citing RIA 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.021% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.054% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £556
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 - £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.52 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
RIA
London

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
1397 1845 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.92% 39.18% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1464 1557
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.01 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

RIA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

RIA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

RIA
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

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for RIA.

1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
3 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) React
4 4 (50.00%) ES6
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Flex
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Typography
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Photography
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) React
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) Dojo
5 1 (12.50%) Flash
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (12.50%) Photography
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft