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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
UK / England
Rank 519 570 548
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -22
Contract jobs citing RIA 46 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.054% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £320 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
+25.64% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.57 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -

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
13509 15401 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.11% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8703 9897 9448
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 640 605
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 13 £443 -
London +7 12 £488 +8.33%
Yorkshire +18 11 £475 +30.13% 1
South East - 4 £425 -
North West - 3 £450 -
East of England - 2 £468 -
West Midlands -7 1 £425 +21.42%
RIA
UK

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 41 (35.65%) JavaScript
2 39 (33.91%) Internet
3 30 (26.09%) CSS
4 29 (25.22%) HTML
4 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (23.48%) Web Services
6 26 (22.61%) Open Source
7 22 (19.13%) High Availability
8 21 (18.26%) SC Cleared
8 21 (18.26%) Security Cleared
9 20 (17.39%) Web Development
10 19 (16.52%) Unit Testing
11 18 (15.65%) React
12 17 (14.78%) RESTful
13 16 (13.91%) Finance
14 15 (13.04%) Low Latency
14 15 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
15 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
15 13 (11.30%) Java
16 12 (10.43%) Linux
17 11 (9.57%) Node.js
17 11 (9.57%) User Experience
17 11 (9.57%) C#
17 11 (9.57%) SQL
17 11 (9.57%) Scrum
17 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
18 10 (8.70%) TDD
18 10 (8.70%) XML
18 10 (8.70%) MS Office

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 8 (6.96%) CMS
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 4 (3.48%) Apache
4 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.61%) SAS
5 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.87%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 10 (8.70%) MS Office
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.61%) Windchill
4 2 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Endur
1 1 (0.87%) Findur
1 1 (0.87%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Akamai
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) CloudFront
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.91%) Internet
2 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 5 (4.35%) Network Security
3 4 (3.48%) LDAP
3 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.74%) AMQP
4 2 (1.74%) Firewall
4 2 (1.74%) Multicast
4 2 (1.74%) PCoIP
4 2 (1.74%) SNMP
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.74%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.87%) LAN
5 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.87%) VoIP
5 1 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) MySQL
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) Informix
3 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.48%) SAP HANA
4 3 (2.61%) Base SAS
4 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.74%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.87%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.61%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) Maven
3 2 (1.74%) Selenium
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) webpack
4 1 (0.87%) Ant
4 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.87%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) LSMW
4 1 (0.87%) Rational Robot
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Marketing
3 4 (3.48%) Military
4 3 (2.61%) Games
4 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.87%) iGaming
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Developer
2 24 (20.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (11.30%) Architect
4 12 (10.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.83%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Tester
9 4 (3.48%) Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Designer
9 4 (3.48%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (2.61%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.09%) CSS
2 29 (25.22%) HTML
3 27 (23.48%) Web Services
4 18 (15.65%) React
5 17 (14.78%) RESTful
6 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.57%) Node.js
8 10 (8.70%) XML
9 6 (5.22%) Ajax
9 6 (5.22%) jQuery
9 6 (5.22%) Redux
10 5 (4.35%) .NET
10 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.35%) HTML5
10 5 (4.35%) REST
11 4 (3.48%) CSS3
11 4 (3.48%) Flash
11 4 (3.48%) JSON
11 4 (3.48%) LAMP
11 4 (3.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) User Experience
2 4 (3.48%) Clustering
2 4 (3.48%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.74%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (1.74%) Photography
4 2 (1.74%) W3C
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) Online Games
5 1 (0.87%) PMI
5 1 (0.87%) Psychology
5 1 (0.87%) Statistics
5 1 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) FreeBSD
4 3 (2.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) CentOS
5 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) Open Source
3 22 (19.13%) High Availability
4 20 (17.39%) Web Development
5 19 (16.52%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 15 (13.04%) Low Latency
7 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
8 11 (9.57%) Scrum
8 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.70%) TDD
10 9 (7.83%) Project Management
11 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (6.09%) Content Management
12 7 (6.09%) Gantt Chart
12 7 (6.09%) MVC
13 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.22%) ITIL
13 6 (5.22%) OO
14 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.30%) Java
3 11 (9.57%) C#
3 11 (9.57%) SQL
4 9 (7.83%) ES6
5 6 (5.22%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) C++
6 4 (3.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.74%) Perl
7 2 (1.74%) tcsh
8 1 (0.87%) Ada
8 1 (0.87%) Ada 83
8 1 (0.87%) Ada 95
8 1 (0.87%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) SC Cleared
1 21 (18.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) Degree
3 3 (2.61%) CISSP
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) CCA
4 1 (0.87%) CCNA
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.87%) HNC
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.87%) MCSA
4 1 (0.87%) MCSE
4 1 (0.87%) MCTS
4 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.87%) SANS
4 1 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.48%) Samba
4 2 (1.74%) Docker
4 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) NFS
4 2 (1.74%) Snort
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
1 2 (1.74%) Kibana
1 2 (1.74%) logstash
1 2 (1.74%) Nagios
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (1.74%) SmokePing
2 1 (0.87%) Nessus
2 1 (0.87%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.87%) Nmap
2 1 (0.87%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) VMware
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle
3 5 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (3.48%) Adobe
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco
5 3 (2.61%) Apple
6 2 (1.74%) Citrix
6 2 (1.74%) F5
6 2 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) NetApp
6 2 (1.74%) NETGEAR
6 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.74%) Twitter
7 1 (0.87%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.87%) hybris
7 1 (0.87%) Qualys
7 1 (0.87%) Tableau
7 1 (0.87%) WSO2