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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 547 515 459
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -56
Contract jobs citing RIA 32 45 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.093% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.30% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 96
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£550 £413 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £318 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £650 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +7 25 £550 +10.00% 8
South East -10 1 - - 2
South West -26 1 £450 - 5
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (68.06%) HTML
1 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 47 (65.28%) CSS
3 40 (55.56%) HTML5
4 37 (51.39%) Internet
5 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (40.28%) User Experience
7 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 24 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (31.94%) Adobe
9 23 (31.94%) OO
9 23 (31.94%) Java
10 22 (30.56%) Apache Flex
11 19 (26.39%) Grunt
11 19 (26.39%) Bower
11 19 (26.39%) WebDriver
12 17 (23.61%) CSS3
13 16 (22.22%) .NET
14 14 (19.44%) C#
15 13 (18.06%) Banking
16 12 (16.67%) Investment Banking
17 11 (15.28%) jQuery
18 10 (13.89%) Backbone.js
19 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
19 9 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 9 (12.50%) Flash
20 8 (11.11%) UNIX
20 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 7 (9.72%) Flex Builder
21 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (6.94%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.39%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 37 (51.39%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) LDAP
3 2 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) DB2
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) WebDriver
1 19 (26.39%) Grunt
1 19 (26.39%) Bower
2 7 (9.72%) Flex Builder
3 4 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.78%) Maven
5 2 (2.78%) Hudson
5 2 (2.78%) QUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) Behat
6 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.39%) MSTest
6 1 (1.39%) Moq
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (18.06%) Banking
2 12 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Front Office
3 4 (5.56%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Web Developer
3 18 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) UI Programmer
6 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Designer
9 3 (4.17%) User Experience Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) User Experience Architect
10 2 (2.78%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (68.06%) HTML
2 47 (65.28%) CSS
3 40 (55.56%) HTML5
4 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 22 (30.56%) Apache Flex
6 17 (23.61%) CSS3
7 16 (22.22%) .NET
8 11 (15.28%) jQuery
9 10 (13.89%) Backbone.js
10 9 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (12.50%) Flash
11 7 (9.72%) Ajax
11 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.33%) Silverlight
12 6 (8.33%) WCF
12 6 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.94%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (5.56%) Dojo
14 4 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) User Experience
2 24 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (9.72%) Streaming Video
3 7 (9.72%) Animation
4 6 (8.33%) Photography
5 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.78%) Open Source
7 2 (2.78%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.39%) Physics
8 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.39%) Social Media
8 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) OO
3 9 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 7 (9.72%) 3D Animation
4 7 (9.72%) MVC
4 7 (9.72%) Scrum
5 6 (8.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.94%) Information Architecture
6 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.56%) MVVM
8 3 (4.17%) BDD
8 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Product Management
8 3 (4.17%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.17%) UML
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.94%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) C#
4 5 (6.94%) SQL
5 3 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Adobe
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) ESRI
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