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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 388 384 308
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -76
Contract jobs citing RIA 20 22 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.094% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.25% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 69
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£475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £413 £512
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.24
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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
7816 8719 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.38% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 6156 5921
Average daily rate £475 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 148 172
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
City of London -2 2 £425 -32.00%
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (93.18%) HTML
1 41 (93.18%) CSS
2 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
3 31 (70.45%) HTML5
4 24 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 21 (47.73%) CSS3
5 21 (47.73%) User Experience
6 18 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (38.64%) Grunt
7 17 (38.64%) OO
8 16 (36.36%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) jQuery
9 15 (34.09%) Finance
10 14 (31.82%) Product Management
10 14 (31.82%) Bower
11 13 (29.55%) Adobe
12 12 (27.27%) MVC
12 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 11 (25.00%) Information Architecture
13 11 (25.00%) Usability Testing
14 10 (22.73%) Internet
14 10 (22.73%) .NET
15 9 (20.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 9 (20.45%) Axure RP
16 8 (18.18%) Marketing
16 8 (18.18%) Project Management
16 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (18.18%) HTTP
16 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
16 8 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 4 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 8 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.27%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Internet
2 8 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Redis
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Grunt
2 14 (31.82%) Bower
3 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (20.45%) Axure RP
5 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (4.55%) Maven
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) RSpec
6 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) JsTestDriver
7 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Web Developer
5 7 (15.91%) UI Programmer
5 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 7 (15.91%) User Experience Architect
5 7 (15.91%) UI Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Designer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.82%) UI Designer
9 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Designer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (4.55%) UX Designer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (93.18%) HTML
1 41 (93.18%) CSS
2 31 (70.45%) HTML5
3 24 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 21 (47.73%) CSS3
5 18 (40.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (36.36%) jQuery
7 10 (22.73%) .NET
8 7 (15.91%) Backbone.js
9 6 (13.64%) SVG
10 4 (9.09%) Ajax
10 4 (9.09%) Spring
10 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.82%) J2EE
11 3 (6.82%) Struts
12 2 (4.55%) WCF
12 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) User Experience
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Human Factors
3 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
3 5 (11.36%) Psychology
4 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) iPhone
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Android
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) OO
2 14 (31.82%) Product Management
3 12 (27.27%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 11 (25.00%) Usability Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Industrial Design
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) Validation
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Ruby
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Adobe
2 4 (9.09%) Sencha
3 3 (6.82%) Perforce
4 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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