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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 572 603 559
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -44
Contract jobs citing RIA 49 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.068% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 35
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £440 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
RIA
UK

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
16731 16971 16295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.60% 32.82% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10920 10884 9971
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 665 658
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

RIA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 -19 15 £450 -10.00%
South West - 8 £450 - 1
East of England +26 6 £388 -
Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
North West - 4 £450 - 2
South East - 4 £510 -
West Midlands - 4 £425 -
East Midlands +1 2 £450 - 1
RIA
UK

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (59.30%) JavaScript
2 47 (54.65%) HTML
3 43 (50.00%) CSS
4 42 (48.84%) User Experience
5 36 (41.86%) Marketing
6 35 (40.70%) Wireframes
7 34 (39.53%) Degree
7 34 (39.53%) Usability Testing
7 34 (39.53%) Information Architecture
8 33 (38.37%) Axure RP
8 33 (38.37%) Product Management
8 33 (38.37%) Web Development
8 33 (38.37%) Project Management
9 32 (37.21%) MS Visio
9 32 (37.21%) Adobe
9 32 (37.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 32 (37.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 30 (34.88%) Software Engineering
11 29 (33.72%) Industrial Design
11 29 (33.72%) Psychology
11 29 (33.72%) Human Factors
12 27 (31.40%) Mentoring
13 25 (29.07%) Internet
14 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (17.44%) Finance
16 13 (15.12%) HTML5
17 11 (12.79%) Java
18 9 (10.47%) CSS3
19 8 (9.30%) Retail
20 7 (8.14%) TDD

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 4 (4.65%) SAS
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.16%) OpenCms
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 32 (37.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.16%) InDesign
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Endur
1 1 (1.16%) Findur
1 1 (1.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) CloudFront
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
2 3 (3.49%) Network Security
3 2 (2.33%) NAS
3 2 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) SNMP
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) Base SAS
4 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.33%) Informix
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) Redis
6 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.16%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Axure RP
2 32 (37.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) CodeRush
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (41.86%) Marketing
2 15 (17.44%) Finance
3 8 (9.30%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) Games
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Front Office
5 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) French Language
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.16%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Architect
2 33 (38.37%) User Experience Architect
3 16 (18.60%) Developer
4 13 (15.12%) Senior Architect
4 13 (15.12%) Senior User Experience Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) Designer
5 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.65%) UX Designer
7 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Digital Designer
7 3 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.65%) HTML
2 43 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (15.12%) HTML5
4 9 (10.47%) CSS3
5 6 (6.98%) .NET
5 6 (6.98%) Ajax
5 6 (6.98%) Web Services
5 6 (6.98%) XML
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.49%) jQuery
8 3 (3.49%) JSON
8 3 (3.49%) Node.js
8 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (48.84%) User Experience
2 29 (33.72%) Psychology
3 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) BBC
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.33%) IPTV
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) New Media
4 2 (2.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.16%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Linux
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Wireframes
2 34 (39.53%) Information Architecture
2 34 (39.53%) Usability Testing
3 33 (38.37%) Product Management
3 33 (38.37%) Project Management
3 33 (38.37%) Web Development
4 30 (34.88%) Software Engineering
5 29 (33.72%) Human Factors
5 29 (33.72%) Industrial Design
6 27 (31.40%) Mentoring
7 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.14%) OO
8 7 (8.14%) TDD
9 6 (6.98%) Open Source
9 6 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.81%) ITIL
10 5 (5.81%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.65%) B2B
11 4 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.79%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) Lua
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) WAI
1 3 (3.49%) WCAG
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.16%) MOM
1 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Adobe
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Bloomberg
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco
3 3 (3.49%) F5
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Akamai
4 2 (2.33%) Arqiva
4 2 (2.33%) BT
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.33%) NetApp
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.33%) Sony
4 2 (2.33%) Twitter
4 2 (2.33%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.16%) Acronis