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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 554 534 433
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -101
Contract jobs citing RIA 29 48 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.095% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 81
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£440 £450 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £413 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £525
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.24
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -4 16 £474 -5.25% 7
Yorkshire - 10 £408 - 2
South East - 2 - - 1
East of England +19 1 - -
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RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
2 65 (89.04%) CSS
2 65 (89.04%) HTML
3 42 (57.53%) HTML5
4 38 (52.05%) User Experience
5 33 (45.21%) AngularJS
5 33 (45.21%) Internet
6 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (39.73%) CSS3
7 24 (32.88%) jQuery
8 22 (30.14%) Java
9 21 (28.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
11 18 (24.66%) Grunt
12 17 (23.29%) OO
13 16 (21.92%) Degree
13 16 (21.92%) Product Management
14 15 (20.55%) Bower
14 15 (20.55%) Adobe
15 14 (19.18%) Finance
15 14 (19.18%) Information Architecture
16 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
17 12 (16.44%) Usability Testing
18 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
18 11 (15.07%) Ajax
18 11 (15.07%) Scrum
18 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
18 11 (15.07%) Node.js
19 10 (13.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 10 (13.70%) Axure RP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (15.07%) Node.js
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.48%) CMS
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
1 8 (10.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (8.22%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (6.85%) Photoshop
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.74%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) SaaS
2 2 (2.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (45.21%) Internet
2 8 (10.96%) HTTP
3 3 (4.11%) Intranet
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Redis
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.66%) Grunt
3 15 (20.55%) Bower
4 10 (13.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (13.70%) Axure RP
5 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.74%) RSpec
7 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium
8 1 (1.37%) Flex Builder
8 1 (1.37%) Subversion
8 1 (1.37%) Maven
8 1 (1.37%) JsTestDriver
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.96%) Marketing
4 6 (8.22%) Retail
5 4 (5.48%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (69.86%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (20.55%) UI Programmer
3 15 (20.55%) UI Developer
4 14 (19.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Architect
6 8 (10.96%) User Experience Architect
7 7 (9.59%) Designer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.48%) UX Designer
10 4 (5.48%) UI Designer
10 4 (5.48%) Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
12 2 (2.74%) Senior Designer
12 2 (2.74%) Senior UX Designer
12 2 (2.74%) Web Designer
12 2 (2.74%) Front-End Web Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) CSS
1 65 (89.04%) HTML
2 42 (57.53%) HTML5
3 33 (45.21%) AngularJS
4 29 (39.73%) CSS3
5 24 (32.88%) jQuery
6 21 (28.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (15.07%) Ajax
8 9 (12.33%) .NET
9 8 (10.96%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.85%) SVG
10 5 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (6.85%) Express
10 5 (6.85%) RESTful
11 4 (5.48%) LESS
11 4 (5.48%) Spring
12 3 (4.11%) J2EE
12 3 (4.11%) SOAP
12 3 (4.11%) Struts
12 3 (4.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.05%) User Experience
2 8 (10.96%) Human Factors
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (6.85%) Psychology
5 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.48%) Open Source
6 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.74%) iPhone
8 1 (1.37%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.37%) W3C
8 1 (1.37%) Animation
8 1 (1.37%) Photography
8 1 (1.37%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) OO
3 16 (21.92%) Product Management
4 14 (19.18%) Information Architecture
5 12 (16.44%) Usability Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.07%) Scrum
7 9 (12.33%) MVC
8 8 (10.96%) Project Management
9 7 (9.59%) Analytics
10 6 (8.22%) Line Management
10 6 (8.22%) CRM
11 5 (6.85%) TDD
11 5 (6.85%) Industrial Design
11 5 (6.85%) Time Management
11 5 (6.85%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.48%) Pair Programming
12 4 (5.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.14%) Java
3 3 (4.11%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) ISO 14001
1 6 (8.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Adobe
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Facebook
3 6 (8.22%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Sencha
5 3 (4.11%) Perforce
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) hybris
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