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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 389 382 300
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -82
Contract jobs citing RIA 11 23 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.27% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 66
Average daily rate
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£530 £450 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £550
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
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
7675 8520 7926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.57% 37.61% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5976 5569
Average daily rate £465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
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 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 162 162
Average hourly rate £19.18 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - - - - 1
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (94.87%) HTML
2 34 (87.18%) JavaScript
2 34 (87.18%) CSS
3 30 (76.92%) HTML5
4 24 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 21 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (48.72%) User Experience
7 18 (46.15%) Grunt
8 17 (43.59%) Bower
9 15 (38.46%) CSS3
9 15 (38.46%) Finance
9 15 (38.46%) OO
10 14 (35.90%) Java
11 12 (30.77%) jQuery
12 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
12 11 (28.21%) Product Management
13 9 (23.08%) .NET
13 9 (23.08%) Adobe
14 8 (20.51%) Information Architecture
14 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
15 7 (17.95%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (17.95%) Internet
15 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (17.95%) Banking
15 7 (17.95%) MVC
16 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
16 6 (15.38%) Human Factors
16 6 (15.38%) Analytics

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.56%) InDesign
4 1 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Grunt
2 17 (43.59%) Bower
3 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
5 5 (12.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (12.82%) Axure RP
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) Selenium
7 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) JsTestDriver
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Web Developer
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (15.38%) UI Developer
4 6 (15.38%) UI Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) Designer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) User Experience Architect
7 3 (7.69%) UX Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Designer
8 2 (5.13%) UI Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) HTML
2 34 (87.18%) CSS
3 30 (76.92%) HTML5
4 24 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 21 (53.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (38.46%) CSS3
7 12 (30.77%) jQuery
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
9 7 (17.95%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
10 4 (10.26%) Spring
11 3 (7.69%) J2EE
11 3 (7.69%) Struts
11 3 (7.69%) SVG
12 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
12 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
12 2 (5.13%) LESS
13 1 (2.56%) Underscore.js
13 1 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
13 1 (2.56%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (15.38%) Human Factors
5 4 (10.26%) Psychology
6 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) OO
2 11 (28.21%) Product Management
3 8 (20.51%) Information Architecture
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Analytics
5 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Industrial Design
7 4 (10.26%) Validation
8 3 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Sencha
3 3 (7.69%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle