The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 508 427 461
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +34
Contract jobs citing RIA 49 95 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.84% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 85 76
Average daily rate £450 £545 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £525 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.24 £30.75
% change year-on-year
- -50.43%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13385 11262 14104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.06% 26.08% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8379 6963 8351
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 580 722
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
RIA
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -86 26 £500 -8.25% 10
South West -18 12 £431 -21.59% 2
North West - 7 - - 2
East of England -29 4 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
RIA
UK

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (61.70%) HTML
2 53 (56.38%) JavaScript
3 52 (55.32%) Internet
4 47 (50.00%) CSS
5 46 (48.94%) HTML5
6 36 (38.30%) Java
7 30 (31.91%) jQuery
8 28 (29.79%) Apache Flex
9 27 (28.72%) Adobe
10 24 (25.53%) Finance
10 24 (25.53%) OO
11 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.28%) Ajax
13 19 (20.21%) Banking
13 19 (20.21%) CSS3
13 19 (20.21%) .NET
13 19 (20.21%) Web Services
14 17 (18.09%) XML
14 17 (18.09%) SQL
15 15 (15.96%) Scrum
15 15 (15.96%) C#
15 15 (15.96%) Maven
15 15 (15.96%) Silverlight
16 14 (14.89%) Investment Banking
16 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
16 14 (14.89%) Oracle
16 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
17 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
17 13 (13.83%) Ext JS
18 12 (12.77%) WCF

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) Apache
4 5 (5.32%) Node.js
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.13%) Mule
6 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.26%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.06%) InDesign
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Summit
2 1 (1.06%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (55.32%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.26%) Firewall
4 2 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) LDAP
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
5 1 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) DB2
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Maven
2 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.51%) QUnit
3 8 (8.51%) Hudson
4 7 (7.45%) Subversion
5 6 (6.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (5.32%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.19%) JUnit
7 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.19%) Grunt
7 3 (3.19%) Bower
8 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) Flex Builder
8 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.06%) MSTest
9 1 (1.06%) Moq
9 1 (1.06%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.06%) CodeRush
General
1 24 (25.53%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Banking
3 14 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.38%) Marketing
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
7 2 (2.13%) Front Office
7 2 (2.13%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (1.06%) Games
8 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (74.47%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) Web Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Flex Developer
4 11 (11.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (11.70%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Architect
6 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Designer
8 7 (7.45%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (7.45%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (6.38%) UI Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (6.38%) UI Programmer
10 5 (5.32%) HTML Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.26%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (61.70%) HTML
2 47 (50.00%) CSS
3 46 (48.94%) HTML5
4 30 (31.91%) jQuery
5 28 (29.79%) Apache Flex
6 20 (21.28%) Ajax
7 19 (20.21%) .NET
7 19 (20.21%) Web Services
7 19 (20.21%) CSS3
8 17 (18.09%) XML
9 15 (15.96%) Silverlight
10 13 (13.83%) Ext JS
11 12 (12.77%) WCF
11 12 (12.77%) SOAP
12 11 (11.70%) J2EE
12 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
13 10 (10.64%) JSON
14 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
14 9 (9.57%) Java EE
15 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.19%) Photography
6 2 (2.13%) Psychology
6 2 (2.13%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Animation
6 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.13%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) IPTV
7 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) OO
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.96%) Scrum
4 11 (11.70%) TDD
4 11 (11.70%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.64%) MVC
6 9 (9.57%) SOA
7 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.51%) Information Architecture
8 7 (7.45%) MVVM
8 7 (7.45%) User Stories
8 7 (7.45%) Project Management
8 7 (7.45%) OOD
8 7 (7.45%) UML
9 6 (6.38%) Workflow
9 6 (6.38%) Content Management
10 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) JavaScript
2 36 (38.30%) Java
3 17 (18.09%) SQL
4 15 (15.96%) C#
5 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.45%) ActionScript
7 5 (5.32%) Perl
7 5 (5.32%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Python
9 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.19%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Adobe
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.19%) Perforce
4 3 (3.19%) JBoss
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Progress
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.06%) Mercator
6 1 (1.06%) ESRI
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago