The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 145 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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 East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 559 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.79% 23.51% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 262 296
Average daily rate £330 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 96
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.58 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.93% -28.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.93 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIA across the East of England region.

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) 3D Animation
4 2 (33.33%) Flex Builder
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
4 2 (33.33%) Flash
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
4 2 (33.33%) Animation

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Flex Builder
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Flash
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
5 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) 3D Animation
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle