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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 386 371 308
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -63
Contract jobs citing RIA 23 53 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.65% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 87
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £575
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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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
7417 8177 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.55% 32.44% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4918 5623 5610
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 173 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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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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 +14 3 £544 +48.97% 1
Pinner - - - - 2
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (61.70%) HTML
1 29 (61.70%) CSS
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 27 (57.45%) Internet
4 23 (48.94%) HTML5
5 22 (46.81%) Adobe
5 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
6 20 (42.55%) Apache Flex
7 19 (40.43%) Java
8 18 (38.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (31.91%) OO
10 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
10 13 (27.66%) Grunt
10 13 (27.66%) Bower
11 12 (25.53%) Banking
12 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
13 10 (21.28%) Backbone.js
14 9 (19.15%) CSS3
14 9 (19.15%) Flash
14 9 (19.15%) Low Latency
15 7 (14.89%) UNIX
15 7 (14.89%) .NET
15 7 (14.89%) Photography
16 6 (12.77%) jQuery
16 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
16 6 (12.77%) C#
16 6 (12.77%) Adobe Illustrator
17 5 (10.64%) 3D Animation
17 5 (10.64%) Streaming Video
17 5 (10.64%) Animation

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (8.51%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.13%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
1 6 (12.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.38%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) InDesign
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
1 13 (27.66%) Grunt
1 13 (27.66%) Bower
2 5 (10.64%) Flex Builder
3 3 (6.38%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (25.53%) Banking
2 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Web Developer
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.89%) UI Developer
6 6 (12.77%) UI Programmer
7 4 (8.51%) Designer
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) User Experience Designer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (4.26%) HTML Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.13%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Information Architect
10 1 (2.13%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) HTML
1 29 (61.70%) CSS
2 23 (48.94%) HTML5
3 22 (46.81%) AngularJS
4 20 (42.55%) Apache Flex
5 10 (21.28%) Backbone.js
6 9 (19.15%) CSS3
6 9 (19.15%) Flash
7 7 (14.89%) .NET
8 6 (12.77%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (8.51%) Ajax
11 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.26%) Underscore.js
12 2 (4.26%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (4.26%) WebGL
12 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.26%) Silverlight
12 2 (4.26%) J2EE
12 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (14.89%) Photography
3 5 (10.64%) Streaming Video
3 5 (10.64%) Animation
4 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) Spread Betting
6 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Physics
6 1 (2.13%) Psychology
6 1 (2.13%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) OO
2 9 (19.15%) Low Latency
3 5 (10.64%) 3D Animation
4 4 (8.51%) Information Architecture
4 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) SOA
7 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) UML
7 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Logistics
7 1 (2.13%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Adobe
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore