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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 201 198 181
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing RIA 4 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.48% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Average daily rate
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£588 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2074 2705 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.62% 38.05% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 2029 1743
Average daily rate £450 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £41.53 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Lucene
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) WebSockets
5 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
5 2 (28.57%) D3.js
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (14.29%) Grunt
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Bower
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (42.86%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) Bower
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) WebSockets
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) D3.js
3 2 (28.57%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (28.57%) Lucene
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 1 (14.29%) Grails
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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