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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 387 387 329
Rank change year-on-year
0 -58
Contract jobs citing RIA 22 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.41% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 38
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -4 3 £600 +14.28%
Pinner - - - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (84.78%) HTML
2 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 35 (76.09%) CSS
4 32 (69.57%) HTML5
5 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
5 28 (60.87%) User Experience
6 22 (47.83%) Grunt
6 22 (47.83%) Bower
6 22 (47.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (45.65%) OO
8 20 (43.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (39.13%) WebDriver
10 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (32.61%) Adobe
12 14 (30.43%) Internet
13 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (26.09%) Apache Flex
14 12 (26.09%) Java
15 9 (19.57%) Finance
15 9 (19.57%) Banking
15 9 (19.57%) CSS3
16 8 (17.39%) Information Architecture
16 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
17 7 (15.22%) Investment Banking
18 6 (13.04%) Product Management
18 6 (13.04%) Backbone.js
18 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
18 6 (13.04%) Flash
18 6 (13.04%) .NET
18 6 (13.04%) C#

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 6 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (2.17%) MS Office
6 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.17%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) OLAP
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Grunt
1 22 (47.83%) Bower
2 18 (39.13%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.87%) Axure RP
3 5 (10.87%) Flex Builder
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (4.35%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) JsTestDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.22%) UI Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Designer
5 6 (13.04%) UI Programmer
6 4 (8.70%) UX Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) User Experience Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.35%) User Experience Researcher
8 2 (4.35%) Web Designer
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Information Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Information Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Flex Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) HTML
2 35 (76.09%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) HTML5
4 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
5 22 (47.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (26.09%) Apache Flex
8 9 (19.57%) CSS3
9 6 (13.04%) Backbone.js
9 6 (13.04%) Flash
9 6 (13.04%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) jQuery
11 2 (4.35%) Silverlight
11 2 (4.35%) Highcharts JS
11 2 (4.35%) LESS
11 2 (4.35%) WebSockets
11 2 (4.35%) D3.js
11 2 (4.35%) Lucene
12 1 (2.17%) Middleware
12 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) User Experience
2 20 (43.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (10.87%) Streaming Video
3 5 (10.87%) Animation
3 5 (10.87%) Photography
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Human Factors
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Spread Betting
6 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) OO
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Information Architecture
4 6 (13.04%) Product Management
5 5 (10.87%) 3D Animation
5 5 (10.87%) Usability Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) BDD
6 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) ETL
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) Perforce
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle