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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 550 491 436
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -55
Contract jobs citing RIA 28 71 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.56% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 106
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
13109 12783 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.04% 26.58% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7937 8002 8058
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 546 721
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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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

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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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -26 18 £550 +15.78% 4
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
West Midlands -6 1 £500 -16.66%
South West -35 1 £450 -25.00% 5
East Midlands - 1 - -
South East - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (60.56%) HTML
1 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
1 43 (60.56%) CSS
2 40 (56.34%) Internet
3 36 (50.70%) HTML5
4 25 (35.21%) Java
5 23 (32.39%) Adobe
5 23 (32.39%) Apache Flex
5 23 (32.39%) AngularJS
6 20 (28.17%) .NET
6 20 (28.17%) OO
7 19 (26.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (25.35%) C#
8 18 (25.35%) CSS3
9 15 (21.13%) jQuery
10 14 (19.72%) WebDriver
10 14 (19.72%) Grunt
10 14 (19.72%) Bower
11 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.90%) Banking
12 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.49%) Flash
13 11 (15.49%) Investment Banking
14 10 (14.08%) WCF
14 10 (14.08%) Photoshop
14 10 (14.08%) Backbone.js
15 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
15 9 (12.68%) Low Latency
15 9 (12.68%) Oracle
15 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.04%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.41%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.23%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.41%) InDesign
5 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) WebDriver
1 14 (19.72%) Grunt
1 14 (19.72%) Bower
2 7 (9.86%) Flex Builder
3 4 (5.63%) Maven
3 4 (5.63%) Hudson
3 4 (5.63%) QUnit
3 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.82%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) Behat
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.41%) Moq
6 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.41%) Introscope
General
1 12 (16.90%) Banking
2 11 (15.49%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 4 (5.63%) Front Office
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Web Developer
3 13 (18.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.86%) UI Developer
7 6 (8.45%) UI Programmer
8 5 (7.04%) Designer
8 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) User Experience Designer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.82%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) HTML
1 43 (60.56%) CSS
2 36 (50.70%) HTML5
3 23 (32.39%) Apache Flex
3 23 (32.39%) AngularJS
4 20 (28.17%) .NET
5 18 (25.35%) CSS3
6 15 (21.13%) jQuery
7 11 (15.49%) Flash
8 10 (14.08%) Backbone.js
8 10 (14.08%) WCF
9 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
9 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
10 8 (11.27%) Silverlight
11 6 (8.45%) LINQ
11 6 (8.45%) WPF
11 6 (8.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (8.45%) Ajax
11 6 (8.45%) Web Services
11 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (9.86%) Streaming Video
2 7 (9.86%) Animation
2 7 (9.86%) Photography
3 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.82%) Open Source
6 2 (2.82%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Physics
7 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Social Media
7 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) OO
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.68%) Scrum
3 9 (12.68%) Low Latency
4 7 (9.86%) 3D Animation
4 7 (9.86%) MVC
5 6 (8.45%) MVVM
6 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.04%) TDD
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.63%) User Stories
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (4.23%) OOD
8 3 (4.23%) UML
8 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.82%) Web Development
9 2 (2.82%) BDD
9 2 (2.82%) Logistics
9 2 (2.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
2 25 (35.21%) Java
3 18 (25.35%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
6 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.41%) WCAG
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Adobe
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) CA
5 1 (1.41%) ESRI
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