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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 593 574 539
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs citing RIA 33 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.075% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 26
Median daily rate £500 £473 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £400 £513
% change year-on-year
+16.87% -21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
16269 15926 15600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.35% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10656 9864 9740
Median daily rate £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 640 698
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.86 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 27 £500 +5.26% 3
East of England +8 2 £510 - 1
Yorkshire -6 2 £475 +16.56% 1
South East - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
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RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RIA.

1 47 (77.05%) HTML
2 46 (75.41%) JavaScript
2 46 (75.41%) User Experience
3 45 (73.77%) CSS
4 38 (62.30%) Marketing
4 38 (62.30%) Wireframes
5 37 (60.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 37 (60.66%) Information Architecture
5 37 (60.66%) Degree
5 37 (60.66%) Usability Testing
5 37 (60.66%) Product Management
5 37 (60.66%) Adobe
6 36 (59.02%) Project Management
6 36 (59.02%) Axure RP
7 35 (57.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 35 (57.38%) MS Visio
8 34 (55.74%) Web Development
8 34 (55.74%) Software Engineering
9 33 (54.10%) Psychology
9 33 (54.10%) Human Factors
9 33 (54.10%) Industrial Design
10 32 (52.46%) Mentoring
11 16 (26.23%) Internet
12 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.11%) Finance
14 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
14 7 (11.48%) HTML5
14 7 (11.48%) Data Visualisation
15 6 (9.84%) Java
15 6 (9.84%) Retail

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) OpenCms
Applications
1 37 (60.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 35 (57.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.28%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.64%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) NAS
3 2 (3.28%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) SNMP
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (59.02%) Axure RP
2 35 (57.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.64%) CodeRush
3 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (62.30%) Marketing
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 2 (3.28%) Front Office
6 2 (3.28%) Games
6 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (1.64%) French Language
7 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.64%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Architect
2 37 (60.66%) User Experience Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Designer
5 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 6 (9.84%) UX Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) User Experience Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Digital UX Designer
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (77.05%) HTML
2 45 (73.77%) CSS
3 7 (11.48%) HTML5
4 5 (8.20%) .NET
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.20%) Ajax
5 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
5 3 (4.92%) CSS3
5 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.92%) Flash
6 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (3.28%) D3.js
6 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) Kendo UI
6 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (75.41%) User Experience
2 33 (54.10%) Psychology
3 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.92%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.28%) BBC
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.28%) IPTV
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) New Media
5 2 (3.28%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) FMCG
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Wireframes
2 37 (60.66%) Information Architecture
2 37 (60.66%) Product Management
2 37 (60.66%) Usability Testing
3 36 (59.02%) Project Management
4 34 (55.74%) Software Engineering
4 34 (55.74%) Web Development
5 33 (54.10%) Human Factors
5 33 (54.10%) Industrial Design
6 32 (52.46%) Mentoring
7 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.48%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.56%) Analytics
10 4 (6.56%) TDD
11 3 (4.92%) B2B
11 3 (4.92%) Logistics
11 3 (4.92%) MVC
11 3 (4.92%) OO
11 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.84%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) MOM
1 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
1 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Adobe
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Arqiva
3 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.28%) BT
3 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Sony
3 2 (3.28%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.64%) Acronis
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) F5
4 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec
4 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
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