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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 515 498 441
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -57
Contract jobs citing RIA 42 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.093% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.30% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 59
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £363 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 24 £505 -3.80% 2
South East -2 10 - - 1
South West -12 6 £525 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 58 (82.86%) HTML
3 54 (77.14%) CSS
4 39 (55.71%) HTML5
5 38 (54.29%) User Experience
6 37 (52.86%) AngularJS
7 29 (41.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (34.29%) Grunt
8 24 (34.29%) Bower
8 24 (34.29%) Internet
9 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (27.14%) Java
10 19 (27.14%) OO
10 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
11 17 (24.29%) CSS3
12 15 (21.43%) Finance
12 15 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (20.00%) WebDriver
14 13 (18.57%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (18.57%) Adobe
15 12 (17.14%) .NET
15 12 (17.14%) Information Architecture
16 11 (15.71%) Product Management
16 11 (15.71%) Node.js
16 11 (15.71%) Degree
17 10 (14.29%) Usability Testing
18 9 (12.86%) jQuery
18 9 (12.86%) Banking
18 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
19 8 (11.43%) Axure RP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (15.71%) Node.js
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.43%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) InDesign
4 1 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) OLAP
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Grunt
1 24 (34.29%) Bower
2 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (11.43%) Axure RP
4 8 (11.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.29%) Flex Builder
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Introscope
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
7 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) JsTestDriver
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.00%) Marketing
5 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
6 5 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) JavaScript Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Web Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Designer
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 7 (10.00%) User Experience Architect
5 7 (10.00%) UI Programmer
6 6 (8.57%) UX Designer
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) User Experience Researcher
9 2 (2.86%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Web Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) HTML
2 54 (77.14%) CSS
3 39 (55.71%) HTML5
4 37 (52.86%) AngularJS
5 29 (41.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (24.29%) CSS3
7 13 (18.57%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (17.14%) .NET
9 9 (12.86%) jQuery
10 6 (8.57%) Apache Flex
11 5 (7.14%) ExpressJS
11 5 (7.14%) RESTful
11 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.71%) LESS
12 4 (5.71%) Flash
13 2 (2.86%) Highcharts JS
13 2 (2.86%) Sass
13 2 (2.86%) WebSockets
13 2 (2.86%) D3.js
13 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (54.29%) User Experience
2 15 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.00%) Human Factors
5 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.71%) Psychology
6 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (4.29%) Streaming Video
7 3 (4.29%) Animation
8 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.43%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.43%) Photography
9 1 (1.43%) Spread Betting
9 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) OO
3 12 (17.14%) Information Architecture
4 11 (15.71%) Product Management
5 10 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) Line Management
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) Project Management
8 5 (7.14%) Analytics
8 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.71%) BDD
9 4 (5.71%) Industrial Design
9 4 (5.71%) Web Development
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
10 3 (4.29%) MVC
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) 3D Animation
11 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.14%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.86%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 14001
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Control-M
1 1 (1.43%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Adobe
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Perforce
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) CA
4 1 (1.43%) Teradata