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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 555 504 467
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -37
Contract jobs citing RIA 34 55 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 49
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£550 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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
15460 14991 13695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.65% 31.74% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10102 9480 8215
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 629 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 22 £550 +4.76% 1
South West -20 6 £525 +20.00% 4
South East -23 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
East of England - - - -
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RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
2 48 (73.85%) HTML
3 44 (67.69%) CSS
4 37 (56.92%) HTML5
5 33 (50.77%) User Experience
6 31 (47.69%) AngularJS
7 30 (46.15%) Internet
8 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (35.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (33.85%) Bower
10 22 (33.85%) Grunt
10 22 (33.85%) OO
11 20 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (29.23%) Java
13 18 (27.69%) Adobe
13 18 (27.69%) WebDriver
14 15 (23.08%) Apache Flex
15 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (18.46%) CSS3
17 10 (15.38%) Finance
18 9 (13.85%) Banking
18 9 (13.85%) jQuery
18 9 (13.85%) .NET
18 9 (13.85%) Flash
18 9 (13.85%) Photoshop
19 8 (12.31%) Animation
19 8 (12.31%) Streaming Video
19 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
19 8 (12.31%) 3D Animation
19 8 (12.31%) Information Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (9.23%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.08%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.54%) MS Office
6 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Bower
1 22 (33.85%) Grunt
2 18 (27.69%) WebDriver
3 8 (12.31%) Flex Builder
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.69%) Axure RP
5 4 (6.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.54%) JsTestDriver
8 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.54%) Introscope
8 1 (1.54%) JMeter
8 1 (1.54%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (29.23%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.85%) UI Developer
5 8 (12.31%) UI Programmer
5 8 (12.31%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Designer
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
8 4 (6.15%) UX Designer
9 3 (4.62%) User Experience Architect
9 3 (4.62%) UI Designer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Web Designer
10 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) User Experience Researcher
11 1 (1.54%) Web Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Senior Designer
11 1 (1.54%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) HTML
2 44 (67.69%) CSS
3 37 (56.92%) HTML5
4 31 (47.69%) AngularJS
5 23 (35.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (23.08%) Apache Flex
7 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (18.46%) CSS3
9 9 (13.85%) jQuery
9 9 (13.85%) .NET
9 9 (13.85%) Flash
10 6 (9.23%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.62%) Ajax
11 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.08%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.08%) Lucene
12 2 (3.08%) SOAP
12 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.77%) User Experience
2 20 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (12.31%) Animation
3 8 (12.31%) Streaming Video
4 6 (9.23%) Photography
4 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Human Factors
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) OO
3 8 (12.31%) 3D Animation
3 8 (12.31%) Information Architecture
4 6 (9.23%) Product Management
4 6 (9.23%) Line Management
5 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.69%) Usability Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Web Development
6 4 (6.15%) TDD
6 4 (6.15%) MVC
6 4 (6.15%) CRM
6 4 (6.15%) BDD
6 4 (6.15%) Analytics
7 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.54%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.54%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (78.46%) JavaScript
2 19 (29.23%) Java
3 7 (10.77%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.54%) R
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO 9001
1 6 (9.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.54%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Adobe
2 3 (4.62%) Perforce
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) CA