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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
London / City of London
Rank 148 146 188
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +42
Contract jobs citing RIA 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.081% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £275 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £275 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £275 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
+24.85% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -

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
1116 1235 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.08% 40.45% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 939 1559
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 28
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) Internet
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Open Source
3 13 (81.25%) RESTful
3 13 (81.25%) High Availability
3 13 (81.25%) Low Latency
3 13 (81.25%) React
3 13 (81.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 13 (81.25%) Unit Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Web Development
4 9 (56.25%) ES6
4 9 (56.25%) Front End Development
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) Node.js
5 4 (25.00%) Redux
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) CherryPy
7 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) Photography
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) Dojo
7 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (56.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Django Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 13 (81.25%) React
3 13 (81.25%) RESTful
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) Node.js
5 4 (25.00%) Redux
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
6 1 (6.25%) CherryPy
6 1 (6.25%) Django
6 1 (6.25%) Dojo
6 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
6 1 (6.25%) Flash
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Motion Graphics
1 1 (6.25%) Photography
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Open Source
2 13 (81.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 13 (81.25%) High Availability
2 13 (81.25%) Low Latency
2 13 (81.25%) Unit Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) ES6
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python