The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 374 365 313
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -52
Contract jobs citing RIA 24 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.35% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 41
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£505 £525 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £438 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in London

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIA across the London region.

RIA Daily Rate Trend in London

RIA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RIA Daily Rate Histogram in London

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the London region.

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in London

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (95.65%) HTML
2 41 (89.13%) JavaScript
3 40 (86.96%) CSS
4 33 (71.74%) HTML5
5 29 (63.04%) AngularJS
6 28 (60.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 27 (58.70%) User Experience
8 24 (52.17%) Bower
8 24 (52.17%) Grunt
9 18 (39.13%) OO
10 15 (32.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (30.43%) Finance
11 14 (30.43%) CSS3
11 14 (30.43%) WebDriver
12 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (26.09%) Java
14 11 (23.91%) Information Architecture
14 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
15 10 (21.74%) Product Management
15 10 (21.74%) .NET
15 10 (21.74%) Adobe
15 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (19.57%) Banking
16 9 (19.57%) Usability Testing
17 8 (17.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 8 (17.39%) Axure RP
17 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (15.22%) Internet
18 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
18 7 (15.22%) Marketing

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
1 7 (15.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) InDesign
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Bower
1 24 (52.17%) Grunt
2 14 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (17.39%) Axure RP
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Marketing
4 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Architect
5 7 (15.22%) User Experience Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Designer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Architect
6 5 (10.87%) UX Designer
6 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.70%) UI Programmer
7 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Designer
8 2 (4.35%) User Experience Researcher
8 2 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) HTML
2 40 (86.96%) CSS
3 33 (71.74%) HTML5
4 29 (63.04%) AngularJS
5 28 (60.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (30.43%) CSS3
7 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (10.87%) jQuery
9 5 (10.87%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.52%) Apache Flex
11 2 (4.35%) Silverlight
11 2 (4.35%) WebSockets
11 2 (4.35%) D3.js
11 2 (4.35%) Highcharts JS
11 2 (4.35%) LESS
11 2 (4.35%) Lucene
12 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.17%) Java SE
12 1 (2.17%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 27 (58.70%) User Experience
2 15 (32.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.04%) Human Factors
5 4 (8.70%) Psychology
6 1 (2.17%) Spread Betting
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) OO
2 11 (23.91%) Information Architecture
3 10 (21.74%) Product Management
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Usability Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) Industrial Design
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle