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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 571 522 481
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -41
Contract jobs citing RIA 29 49 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.32% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 64
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
16559 15425 15918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 32.14% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10463 9852 9532
Average daily rate £423 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £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 693 607 771
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -23 22 £550 +7.26% 3
East Midlands 0 1 - -
South West -38 1 £450 -5.26% 8
South East - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
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RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 43 (66.15%) HTML
2 42 (64.62%) JavaScript
3 39 (60.00%) CSS
4 36 (55.38%) HTML5
5 30 (46.15%) User Experience
6 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (43.08%) Internet
7 28 (43.08%) AngularJS
8 24 (36.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (36.92%) OO
9 21 (32.31%) Adobe
10 20 (30.77%) Apache Flex
11 19 (29.23%) Grunt
11 19 (29.23%) Bower
11 19 (29.23%) WebDriver
12 18 (27.69%) Java
13 16 (24.62%) Banking
14 15 (23.08%) .NET
15 14 (21.54%) Investment Banking
16 13 (20.00%) C#
17 12 (18.46%) CSS3
17 12 (18.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (15.38%) Backbone.js
19 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
19 9 (13.85%) Flash
20 8 (12.31%) UNIX
20 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
21 7 (10.77%) Flex Builder
21 7 (10.77%) jQuery
21 7 (10.77%) 3D Animation

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.54%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Photoshop
1 6 (9.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.08%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.08%) Internet
2 3 (4.62%) LDAP
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) WebDriver
1 19 (29.23%) Grunt
1 19 (29.23%) Bower
2 7 (10.77%) Flex Builder
3 4 (6.15%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.54%) MSTest
6 1 (1.54%) Moq
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) Behat
6 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) Introscope
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
General
1 16 (24.62%) Banking
2 14 (21.54%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 3 (4.62%) Front Office
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (83.08%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) Web Developer
3 19 (29.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (12.31%) UI Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) UI Programmer
6 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) UX Designer
8 3 (4.62%) User Experience Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Senior UI Developer
8 3 (4.62%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) User Experience Researcher
10 1 (1.54%) Senior UI Designer
10 1 (1.54%) Silverlight Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) HTML
2 39 (60.00%) CSS
3 36 (55.38%) HTML5
4 28 (43.08%) AngularJS
5 20 (30.77%) Apache Flex
6 15 (23.08%) .NET
7 12 (18.46%) CSS3
7 12 (18.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (15.38%) Backbone.js
9 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (13.85%) Flash
10 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.77%) Ajax
11 7 (10.77%) jQuery
12 6 (9.23%) Silverlight
13 5 (7.69%) WCF
13 5 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (6.15%) WPF
15 3 (4.62%) LINQ
15 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) User Experience
2 24 (36.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.77%) Animation
3 7 (10.77%) Streaming Video
4 6 (9.23%) Photography
5 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.08%) Spread Betting
7 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.08%) Open Source
8 1 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.54%) Physics
8 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) OO
3 7 (10.77%) MVC
3 7 (10.77%) TDD
3 7 (10.77%) 3D Animation
4 6 (9.23%) Low Latency
4 6 (9.23%) Scrum
4 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Information Architecture
6 4 (6.15%) BDD
7 3 (4.62%) Product Management
7 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.62%) MVVM
7 3 (4.62%) Usability Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) UML
7 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.08%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (64.62%) JavaScript
2 18 (27.69%) Java
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) SQL
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) WCAG
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
1 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Adobe
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) CA
5 1 (1.54%) ESRI
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