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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 413 403 390
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing RIA 15 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 29
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.29 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 - -
RIA
England

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
8161 8707 8950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.81% 36.94% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5747 6121 6044
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 170 170
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +47 1 - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for RIA.

1 39 (79.59%) HTML
1 39 (79.59%) User Experience
2 38 (77.55%) CSS
3 37 (75.51%) JavaScript
4 34 (69.39%) Usability Testing
4 34 (69.39%) Information Architecture
4 34 (69.39%) Wireframes
5 33 (67.35%) Degree
5 33 (67.35%) Axure RP
5 33 (67.35%) Marketing
6 32 (65.31%) MS Visio
6 32 (65.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 32 (65.31%) Product Management
7 31 (63.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 31 (63.27%) Adobe
7 31 (63.27%) Project Management
8 29 (59.18%) Industrial Design
8 29 (59.18%) Psychology
8 29 (59.18%) Human Factors
9 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
10 27 (55.10%) Web Development
10 27 (55.10%) Mentoring
11 10 (20.41%) Internet
12 9 (18.37%) HTML5
13 6 (12.24%) CSS3
13 6 (12.24%) Finance
14 5 (10.20%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (8.16%) Analytics
15 4 (8.16%) Ajax
16 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (65.31%) MS Visio
2 31 (63.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (10.20%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.04%) InDesign
4 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) NAS
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
1 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.04%) IBM BigInsights
1 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) Axure RP
2 32 (65.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.04%) CodeRush
3 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (67.35%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) French Language
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Polish Language
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Architect
2 33 (67.35%) User Experience Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Architect
3 13 (26.53%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Digital Designer
5 3 (6.12%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Interaction Architect
7 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) HTML
2 38 (77.55%) CSS
3 9 (18.37%) HTML5
4 6 (12.24%) CSS3
5 4 (8.16%) Ajax
6 2 (4.08%) .NET
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.08%) D3.js
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.04%) Dojo
7 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) LINQ
7 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
7 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (2.04%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (79.59%) User Experience
2 29 (59.18%) Psychology
3 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.08%) BBC
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.08%) IPTV
4 2 (4.08%) New Media
4 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Information Architecture
1 34 (69.39%) Usability Testing
1 34 (69.39%) Wireframes
2 32 (65.31%) Product Management
3 31 (63.27%) Project Management
4 29 (59.18%) Human Factors
4 29 (59.18%) Industrial Design
5 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 27 (55.10%) Mentoring
6 27 (55.10%) Web Development
7 4 (8.16%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Typography
9 2 (4.08%) OO
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.08%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Adobe
2 2 (4.08%) Arqiva
2 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.08%) BT
2 2 (4.08%) Ericsson
2 2 (4.08%) Sony
2 2 (4.08%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO