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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 203 213 195
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing RIA 4 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.12% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.33% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 19
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£588 £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.28% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £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
2072 2762 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 37.99% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2082 1977
Average daily rate £466 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Node.js
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Flex
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (16.67%) D3.js
7 2 (16.67%) WebSockets
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (16.67%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (16.67%) Bower
7 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (16.67%) Grunt
7 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) Bower
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior UI Developer
2 3 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Flex
6 2 (16.67%) WebSockets
6 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (16.67%) D3.js
6 2 (16.67%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) Lucene
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (8.33%) Grails
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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Huxley Associates
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