The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 366 363 318
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Contract jobs citing RIA 33 49 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 87
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7227 7919 8181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 32.65% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4852 5457 5531
Average daily rate £450 £462 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 172 204
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
RIA
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 8 £488 -4.87% 2
Pinner - - - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (65.45%) JavaScript
2 35 (63.64%) HTML
3 33 (60.00%) CSS
4 30 (54.55%) Internet
5 28 (50.91%) Adobe
5 28 (50.91%) HTML5
6 25 (45.45%) Apache Flex
7 22 (40.00%) Java
7 22 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 19 (34.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (25.45%) OO
10 13 (23.64%) WebDriver
10 13 (23.64%) Grunt
10 13 (23.64%) Bower
11 12 (21.82%) Banking
12 11 (20.00%) Flash
12 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
13 10 (18.18%) jQuery
13 10 (18.18%) CSS3
14 9 (16.36%) Photography
14 9 (16.36%) Low Latency
14 9 (16.36%) Backbone.js
15 8 (14.55%) Photoshop
15 8 (14.55%) Adobe Illustrator
16 7 (12.73%) Streaming Video
16 7 (12.73%) UNIX
16 7 (12.73%) Flex Builder
16 7 (12.73%) Animation
16 7 (12.73%) 3D Animation
17 6 (10.91%) Node.js

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (10.91%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Photoshop
1 8 (14.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.82%) InDesign
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) WebDriver
1 13 (23.64%) Grunt
1 13 (23.64%) Bower
2 7 (12.73%) Flex Builder
3 6 (10.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 12 (21.82%) Banking
2 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Front Office
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Web Developer
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (12.73%) UI Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Designer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.45%) User Experience Designer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.45%) User Experience Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Creative Technologist
9 2 (3.64%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.82%) Silverlight Developer
10 1 (1.82%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (63.64%) HTML
2 33 (60.00%) CSS
3 28 (50.91%) HTML5
4 25 (45.45%) Apache Flex
5 22 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (20.00%) Flash
7 10 (18.18%) jQuery
7 10 (18.18%) CSS3
8 9 (16.36%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.91%) .NET
10 5 (9.09%) Ajax
10 5 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.64%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (3.64%) DOM
12 2 (3.64%) Underscore.js
12 2 (3.64%) Ext JS
12 2 (3.64%) WebGL
12 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (16.36%) Photography
3 7 (12.73%) Streaming Video
3 7 (12.73%) Animation
4 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Psychology
6 2 (3.64%) Human Factors
6 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.64%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.82%) Physics
7 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.82%) W3C
7 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) OO
2 9 (16.36%) Low Latency
3 7 (12.73%) 3D Animation
4 6 (10.91%) Information Architecture
4 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) Scrum
5 3 (5.45%) Web Design
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.45%) Usability Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Product Management
5 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.64%) Industrial Design
6 2 (3.64%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.64%) SOA
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) JavaScript
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Mercator