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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 396 397 306
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -91
Contract jobs citing RIA 24 37 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.39% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 81
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£550 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £18.06
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
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 £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 19 September 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 September 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 +21 4 £556 +71.15% 3
Pinner - - - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (72.55%) HTML
2 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 35 (68.63%) CSS
4 30 (58.82%) HTML5
5 27 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 27 (52.94%) User Experience
6 24 (47.06%) Internet
7 23 (45.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (41.18%) Adobe
10 20 (39.22%) OO
10 20 (39.22%) Apache Flex
11 19 (37.25%) Java
12 18 (35.29%) WebDriver
12 18 (35.29%) Grunt
12 18 (35.29%) Bower
13 13 (25.49%) Banking
14 12 (23.53%) Investment Banking
15 10 (19.61%) Backbone.js
15 10 (19.61%) CSS3
16 9 (17.65%) Low Latency
17 8 (15.69%) UNIX
18 7 (13.73%) C#
18 7 (13.73%) .NET
18 7 (13.73%) Flash
18 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 6 (11.76%) Photography
20 5 (9.80%) FIX Protocol
20 5 (9.80%) jQuery
20 5 (9.80%) Animation

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.80%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) WebDriver
1 18 (35.29%) Grunt
1 18 (35.29%) Bower
2 5 (9.80%) Flex Builder
3 4 (7.84%) Axure RP
4 3 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.49%) Banking
2 12 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Front Office
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (15.69%) UI Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.73%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.80%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Designer
7 3 (5.88%) User Experience Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) User Experience Researcher
8 2 (3.92%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Information Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) HTML
2 35 (68.63%) CSS
3 30 (58.82%) HTML5
4 27 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 20 (39.22%) Apache Flex
6 10 (19.61%) Backbone.js
6 10 (19.61%) CSS3
7 7 (13.73%) .NET
7 7 (13.73%) Flash
7 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.80%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (9.80%) jQuery
8 5 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.84%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.92%) WebGL
11 1 (1.96%) D3.js
11 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) User Experience
2 23 (45.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (11.76%) Photography
4 5 (9.80%) Animation
4 5 (9.80%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Spread Betting
5 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) OO
3 9 (17.65%) Low Latency
4 5 (9.80%) 3D Animation
4 5 (9.80%) Information Architecture
5 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) Product Management
6 3 (5.88%) Usability Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.92%) SOA
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) BDD
8 1 (1.96%) Analytics
8 1 (1.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 19 (37.25%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) Perl
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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