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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - 193 198
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.039% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.10% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £531 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1253 1965 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.88% 38.70% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1544 1645
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

RIA
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

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 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jMock

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Lightstreamer
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Rally
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase