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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 191 194 204
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing RIA 2 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.44% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
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£425 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £513 £525
% change year-on-year
-21.95% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 2255 2378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.02% 38.44% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1735 1779
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 54
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £48.87 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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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

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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 2 June 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 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 2 (66.67%) Usability Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) InDesign
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Industrial Design
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSTL
3 1 (33.33%) Psychology
3 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) nginx

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) InDesign
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) UI Designer
1 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior UI Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience Architect
1 1 (33.33%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Psychology
2 1 (33.33%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Industrial Design
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe