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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 391 392 331
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -61
Contract jobs citing RIA 23 31 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.33% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 74
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
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
8696 9485 9741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.88% 37.60% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 6602 6653
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 169 245
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 October 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 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 4 £556 +71.15% 3
Pinner - - - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (75.00%) HTML
2 38 (73.08%) JavaScript
3 37 (71.15%) CSS
4 32 (61.54%) HTML5
5 29 (55.77%) AngularJS
5 29 (55.77%) User Experience
6 25 (48.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (44.23%) Internet
8 22 (42.31%) OO
8 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (40.38%) Adobe
10 20 (38.46%) Grunt
10 20 (38.46%) Apache Flex
10 20 (38.46%) WebDriver
10 20 (38.46%) Bower
11 18 (34.62%) Java
12 13 (25.00%) Banking
13 12 (23.08%) Investment Banking
14 10 (19.23%) Backbone.js
14 10 (19.23%) CSS3
15 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (17.31%) Low Latency
16 8 (15.38%) UNIX
17 7 (13.46%) C#
17 7 (13.46%) .NET
17 7 (13.46%) Flash
17 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
18 6 (11.54%) Photography
19 5 (9.62%) Animation
19 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (9.62%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.85%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Grunt
1 20 (38.46%) WebDriver
1 20 (38.46%) Bower
2 5 (9.62%) Flex Builder
3 4 (7.69%) Axure RP
4 3 (5.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.00%) Banking
2 12 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Front Office
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Web Developer
3 19 (36.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (15.38%) UI Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.46%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
7 3 (5.77%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (5.77%) User Experience Architect
8 2 (3.85%) User Experience Researcher
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) HTML
2 37 (71.15%) CSS
3 32 (61.54%) HTML5
4 29 (55.77%) AngularJS
5 20 (38.46%) Apache Flex
6 10 (19.23%) Backbone.js
6 10 (19.23%) CSS3
7 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (13.46%) .NET
8 7 (13.46%) Flash
8 7 (13.46%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (9.62%) jQuery
10 4 (7.69%) Ajax
11 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.85%) WebGL
11 2 (3.85%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.92%) LINQ
12 1 (1.92%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (55.77%) User Experience
2 25 (48.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (11.54%) Photography
4 5 (9.62%) Animation
4 5 (9.62%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.85%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Physics
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) OO
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Low Latency
3 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture
3 5 (9.62%) 3D Animation
4 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.77%) Usability Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Product Management
5 3 (5.77%) TDD
5 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.85%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Adobe
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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