The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 583 582 560
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing RIA 37 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.072% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 29
Median daily rate £450 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.64 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
RIA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16408 16250 15835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.46% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10776 10348 9817
Median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 590 643
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.71 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

RIA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

RIA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 23 £450 -5.26% 1
East of England +14 4 £431 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £350 -
South East - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
RIA
UK

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for RIA.

1 49 (68.06%) HTML
1 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 48 (66.67%) User Experience
3 46 (63.89%) CSS
4 38 (52.78%) Wireframes
5 37 (51.39%) Usability Testing
5 37 (51.39%) Product Management
5 37 (51.39%) Information Architecture
5 37 (51.39%) Marketing
5 37 (51.39%) Degree
6 36 (50.00%) Project Management
6 36 (50.00%) Adobe
6 36 (50.00%) Axure RP
6 36 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 35 (48.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 35 (48.61%) MS Visio
8 34 (47.22%) Software Engineering
9 33 (45.83%) Web Development
10 32 (44.44%) Psychology
10 32 (44.44%) Human Factors
10 32 (44.44%) Industrial Design
11 30 (41.67%) Mentoring
12 18 (25.00%) Internet
13 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.28%) Finance
15 10 (13.89%) HTML5
16 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
16 7 (9.72%) Retail
16 7 (9.72%) Ajax
17 6 (8.33%) CSS3

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (1.39%) Confluence
1 1 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.39%) OpenCms
1 1 (1.39%) SAS
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 35 (48.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.94%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) NAS
3 2 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (1.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) LDAP
4 1 (1.39%) SNMP
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) DB2
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.39%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 35 (48.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.39%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (51.39%) Marketing
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
4 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Front Office
5 2 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Architect
2 36 (50.00%) User Experience Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 9 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Designer
6 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.56%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Designer
8 2 (2.78%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Digital UX Designer
8 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce Designer
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (68.06%) HTML
2 46 (63.89%) CSS
3 10 (13.89%) HTML5
4 7 (9.72%) Ajax
5 6 (8.33%) .NET
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.33%) CSS3
6 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.56%) jQuery
6 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.56%) XML
7 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.17%) Apache Flex
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (4.17%) Flash
7 3 (4.17%) JSON
7 3 (4.17%) Kendo UI
7 3 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (66.67%) User Experience
2 32 (44.44%) Psychology
3 3 (4.17%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) BBC
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.78%) IPTV
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) New Media
4 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Wireframes
2 37 (51.39%) Information Architecture
2 37 (51.39%) Product Management
2 37 (51.39%) Usability Testing
3 36 (50.00%) Project Management
4 34 (47.22%) Software Engineering
5 33 (45.83%) Web Development
6 32 (44.44%) Human Factors
6 32 (44.44%) Industrial Design
7 30 (41.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.94%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) TDD
11 4 (5.56%) Analytics
11 4 (5.56%) B2B
11 4 (5.56%) ITIL
11 4 (5.56%) Logistics
11 4 (5.56%) MVC
11 4 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) C#
3 5 (6.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (51.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.39%) MOM
1 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) SCOM
1 1 (1.39%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) Arqiva
4 2 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.78%) BT
4 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.78%) Sony
4 2 (2.78%) Virgin Media
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) Acronis
5 1 (1.39%) Akamai
5 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.39%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.39%) NetApp
5 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.39%) Symantec
5 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter