The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 523 488 426
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -62
Contract jobs citing RIA 39 66 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.53% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 111
Average daily rate
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£506 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12745 12519 13385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.86% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7805 7723 7829
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 553 709
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in England

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in England

RIA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

RIA Daily Rate Histogram in England

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the England region.

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in England

RIA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 32 £550 +22.22% 7
North West -2 2 £325 -13.33% 5
South West -35 2 £513 -14.58% 4
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £500 -16.66%
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 2
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RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
2 53 (62.35%) HTML
3 51 (60.00%) CSS
4 45 (52.94%) Internet
5 43 (50.59%) HTML5
6 31 (36.47%) Java
7 28 (32.94%) Adobe
8 25 (29.41%) Apache Flex
9 23 (27.06%) jQuery
10 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
10 22 (25.88%) .NET
11 21 (24.71%) C#
11 21 (24.71%) OO
12 19 (22.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (21.18%) CSS3
14 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.47%) Scrum
15 14 (16.47%) WCF
15 14 (16.47%) Oracle
16 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
16 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
16 13 (15.29%) Grunt
16 13 (15.29%) Bower
17 12 (14.12%) Banking
17 12 (14.12%) Silverlight
17 12 (14.12%) Photoshop
17 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
18 11 (12.94%) Flash
18 11 (12.94%) Investment Banking

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (7.06%) Node.js
2 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.53%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.18%) InDesign
6 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.94%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
1 13 (15.29%) Grunt
1 13 (15.29%) Bower
2 9 (10.59%) Maven
2 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.41%) QUnit
3 8 (9.41%) Hudson
4 7 (8.24%) Flex Builder
5 6 (7.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (5.88%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.18%) MSTest
9 1 (1.18%) Moq
9 1 (1.18%) Subversion
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.18%) Behat
9 1 (1.18%) Ant
General
1 12 (14.12%) Banking
2 11 (12.94%) Investment Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.88%) Finance
5 4 (4.71%) Front Office
6 3 (3.53%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Marketing
8 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (1.18%) Advertising
8 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (84.71%) Developer
2 27 (31.76%) Web Developer
3 15 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (15.29%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.24%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.24%) UI Developer
9 7 (8.24%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (7.06%) UI Programmer
11 5 (5.88%) Designer
11 5 (5.88%) Architect
12 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (3.53%) User Experience Designer
13 3 (3.53%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (62.35%) HTML
2 51 (60.00%) CSS
3 43 (50.59%) HTML5
4 25 (29.41%) Apache Flex
5 23 (27.06%) jQuery
6 22 (25.88%) .NET
6 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
7 18 (21.18%) CSS3
8 14 (16.47%) WCF
9 12 (14.12%) Silverlight
9 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
10 11 (12.94%) Flash
11 10 (11.76%) XML
11 10 (11.76%) J2EE
11 10 (11.76%) WPF
12 9 (10.59%) Backbone.js
12 9 (10.59%) Web Services
12 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
13 8 (9.41%) Java EE
13 8 (9.41%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (10.59%) Photography
2 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.24%) Animation
3 7 (8.24%) Streaming Video
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.35%) Open Source
7 2 (2.35%) Psychology
7 2 (2.35%) Human Factors
7 2 (2.35%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.18%) W3C
8 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.18%) Physics
8 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) UNIX
2 1 (1.18%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) OO
2 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.47%) Scrum
4 10 (11.76%) MVVM
5 9 (10.59%) Low Latency
6 8 (9.41%) User Stories
6 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.24%) OOD
7 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.24%) 3D Animation
8 6 (7.06%) Information Architecture
8 6 (7.06%) MVC
9 4 (4.71%) Project Management
9 4 (4.71%) TDD
10 3 (3.53%) Web Design
10 3 (3.53%) Logistics
10 3 (3.53%) Usability Testing
10 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.53%) B2B
10 3 (3.53%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
2 31 (36.47%) Java
3 21 (24.71%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) Scala
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.53%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Adobe
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.18%) Mercator
5 1 (1.18%) ESRI