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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 535 514 466
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -48
Contract jobs citing RIA 37 54 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 49
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£550 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £323 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +87.50%
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
15862 15036 14154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.51% 32.21% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10290 9587 8423
Average daily rate £417 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 613 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 -18 28 £550 +4.76% 6
South West -33 5 £525 +20.00% 4
South East -28 2 - - 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 27 November 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 48 (73.85%) JavaScript
2 45 (69.23%) HTML
3 41 (63.08%) CSS
4 36 (55.38%) HTML5
5 31 (47.69%) User Experience
5 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
7 27 (41.54%) Internet
8 23 (35.38%) OO
9 21 (32.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (32.31%) Grunt
9 21 (32.31%) Bower
10 20 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (29.23%) Adobe
11 19 (29.23%) WebDriver
12 18 (27.69%) Java
13 15 (23.08%) Apache Flex
14 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (16.92%) C#
15 11 (16.92%) .NET
16 10 (15.38%) jQuery
16 10 (15.38%) CSS3
17 9 (13.85%) Banking
17 9 (13.85%) Finance
17 9 (13.85%) Flash
18 8 (12.31%) Photoshop
18 8 (12.31%) Streaming Video
18 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
18 8 (12.31%) Animation
18 8 (12.31%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Photoshop
1 8 (12.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.08%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.54%) InDesign
5 1 (1.54%) MS Office
5 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
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 21 (32.31%) Grunt
1 21 (32.31%) Bower
2 19 (29.23%) WebDriver
3 8 (12.31%) Flex Builder
4 5 (7.69%) Axure RP
5 4 (6.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.54%) Behat
7 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.54%) JsTestDriver
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Introscope
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (13.85%) Banking
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.31%) UI Developer
5 7 (10.77%) UI Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.15%) UX Designer
8 3 (4.62%) User Experience Architect
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.08%) User Experience Researcher
9 2 (3.08%) UI Designer
10 1 (1.54%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 41 (63.08%) CSS
3 36 (55.38%) HTML5
4 29 (44.62%) AngularJS
5 20 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (23.08%) Apache Flex
7 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (16.92%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) jQuery
9 10 (15.38%) CSS3
10 9 (13.85%) Flash
11 8 (12.31%) Backbone.js
12 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 4 (6.15%) WCF
13 4 (6.15%) Ajax
13 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (4.62%) WPF
14 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
14 3 (4.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) User Experience
2 21 (32.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (12.31%) Streaming Video
3 8 (12.31%) Animation
4 6 (9.23%) Photography
5 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.08%) Spread Betting
7 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.54%) Open Source
8 1 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) UNIX
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) OO
3 8 (12.31%) 3D Animation
4 7 (10.77%) Information Architecture
4 7 (10.77%) TDD
4 7 (10.77%) MVC
5 6 (9.23%) Scrum
5 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.23%) Line Management
6 5 (7.69%) Product Management
6 5 (7.69%) BDD
7 4 (6.15%) Usability Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
8 3 (4.62%) CRM
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (73.85%) JavaScript
2 18 (27.69%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) C#
4 4 (6.15%) 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%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO 14001
1 5 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Adobe
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Perforce
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) CA
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