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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 557 598 596
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -2
Contract jobs citing RIA 67 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.072% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 29
Median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £563 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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
16545 17601 17272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.35% 33.36% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10762 11157 10618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 745 754
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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
South West - 19 £450 -
London -11 15 £475 -5.00% 1
North West - 10 £550 -
Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
South East - 7 £510 -
East of England - 4 £381 -
West Midlands -32 3 £444 -
East Midlands -17 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
RIA
UK

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 33 (31.43%) HTML
3 32 (30.48%) CSS
4 29 (27.62%) Internet
5 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (21.90%) Web Development
7 22 (20.95%) User Experience
8 19 (18.10%) Project Management
9 18 (17.14%) Finance
10 17 (16.19%) Marketing
11 16 (15.24%) Degree
11 16 (15.24%) Human Factors
11 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
11 16 (15.24%) Wireframes
12 15 (14.29%) Information Architecture
12 15 (14.29%) Axure RP
12 15 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 15 (14.29%) Usability Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Web Services
12 15 (14.29%) MS Visio
13 14 (13.33%) Adobe
13 14 (13.33%) Product Management
13 14 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 13 (12.38%) Mentoring
14 13 (12.38%) Psychology
14 13 (12.38%) Industrial Design
15 12 (11.43%) HTML5
16 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
16 11 (10.48%) MS Office
17 10 (9.52%) SQL Server

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 5 (4.76%) SAS
2 4 (3.81%) IIS
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.95%) OpenCms
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 14 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.48%) MS Office
4 5 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.86%) Windchill
6 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Endur
1 2 (1.90%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.62%) Internet
2 6 (5.71%) LDAP
3 5 (4.76%) Network Security
4 4 (3.81%) Firewall
4 4 (3.81%) HTTP
5 2 (1.90%) NAS
5 2 (1.90%) PCoIP
5 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 2 (1.90%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.95%) LAN
6 1 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.95%) SNMP
6 1 (0.95%) SSL
6 1 (0.95%) VoIP
6 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Base SAS
2 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.81%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.86%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.86%) Informix
4 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) DB2
6 1 (0.95%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.95%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.95%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Axure RP
1 15 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.86%) JIRA
2 3 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.95%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.95%) GitLab
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) Protractor
4 1 (0.95%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Marketing
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.86%) Games
5 3 (2.86%) Military
6 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.90%) Front Office
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.95%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Architect
1 25 (23.81%) Developer
2 14 (13.33%) User Experience Architect
3 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.57%) Senior Architect
4 8 (7.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Senior User Experience Architect
6 6 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Designer
8 4 (3.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.43%) HTML
2 32 (30.48%) CSS
3 15 (14.29%) Web Services
4 12 (11.43%) HTML5
5 9 (8.57%) CSS3
6 8 (7.62%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.62%) XML
7 6 (5.71%) RESTful
8 5 (4.76%) .NET
8 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.81%) Ajax
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.81%) jQuery
9 4 (3.81%) React
9 4 (3.81%) REST
10 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.86%) JSON
10 3 (2.86%) Node.js
10 3 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) User Experience
2 13 (12.38%) Psychology
3 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) BBC
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.90%) IPTV
5 2 (1.90%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (1.90%) New Media
5 2 (1.90%) Photography
5 2 (1.90%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Linux
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) Web Development
3 19 (18.10%) Project Management
4 16 (15.24%) Human Factors
4 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
4 16 (15.24%) Wireframes
5 15 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 15 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 14 (13.33%) Product Management
7 13 (12.38%) Industrial Design
7 13 (12.38%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.52%) High Availability
8 10 (9.52%) Open Source
9 9 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.62%) ITIL
10 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.71%) MVC
12 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.52%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) ES6
5 1 (0.95%) Lua
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
5 1 (0.95%) Ruby
5 1 (0.95%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) CCA
4 1 (0.95%) CCNA
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.95%) HNC
4 1 (0.95%) MCSA
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) WAI
1 3 (2.86%) WCAG
2 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) XenApp
4 2 (1.90%) NFS
4 2 (1.90%) Samba
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
1 1 (0.95%) SCOM
1 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.95%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Adobe
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco
3 6 (5.71%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) Akamai
5 4 (3.81%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.81%) F5
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 3 (2.86%) Citrix
6 3 (2.86%) NetApp
6 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.86%) Twitter
7 2 (1.90%) BT
7 2 (1.90%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Murex
7 2 (1.90%) NETGEAR
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.90%) Sony