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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 433 412 419
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing RIA 18 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 21
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.52 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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
8395 8789 9202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.47% 37.10% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5918 6095 6144
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 161 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £52.17 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

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 26 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

RIA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 +27 3 £350 - 1
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £450 -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 30 (68.18%) CSS
2 29 (65.91%) HTML
2 29 (65.91%) User Experience
3 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 25 (56.82%) Usability Testing
4 25 (56.82%) Information Architecture
4 25 (56.82%) Wireframes
5 24 (54.55%) Axure RP
5 24 (54.55%) Degree
6 23 (52.27%) Marketing
6 23 (52.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 23 (52.27%) MS Visio
7 22 (50.00%) Project Management
7 22 (50.00%) Product Management
7 22 (50.00%) Industrial Design
7 22 (50.00%) Psychology
7 22 (50.00%) Human Factors
8 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
8 21 (47.73%) Adobe
8 21 (47.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 20 (45.45%) Mentoring
9 20 (45.45%) Web Development
10 10 (22.73%) Internet
11 9 (20.45%) HTML5
12 6 (13.64%) CSS3
12 6 (13.64%) Finance
12 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.36%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
14 4 (9.09%) Visualisation

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 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Visio
2 21 (47.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (11.36%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) NAS
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Axure RP
2 23 (52.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (52.27%) Marketing
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 2 (4.55%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Architect
2 24 (54.55%) User Experience Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Senior User Experience Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) CSS
2 29 (65.91%) HTML
3 9 (20.45%) HTML5
4 6 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (6.82%) Ajax
6 2 (4.55%) .NET
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 2 (4.55%) D3.js
6 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.27%) Dojo
7 1 (2.27%) Flash
7 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (2.27%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (65.91%) User Experience
2 22 (50.00%) Psychology
3 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) BBC
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.55%) IPTV
4 2 (4.55%) New Media
4 2 (4.55%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Information Architecture
1 25 (56.82%) Usability Testing
1 25 (56.82%) Wireframes
2 22 (50.00%) Human Factors
2 22 (50.00%) Industrial Design
2 22 (50.00%) Product Management
2 22 (50.00%) Project Management
3 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
4 20 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 20 (45.45%) Web Development
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (4.55%) Typography
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Adobe
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Arqiva
3 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.55%) BT
3 2 (4.55%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.55%) Sony
3 2 (4.55%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.27%) Akamai
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.27%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
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