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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 393 391 371
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing RIA 32 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 37
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£500 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £355 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £388
% change year-on-year
- +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -15 1 - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (84.00%) HTML
2 34 (68.00%) CSS
3 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (58.00%) HTML5
5 25 (50.00%) User Experience
6 24 (48.00%) Internet
7 23 (46.00%) Finance
8 21 (42.00%) AngularJS
9 20 (40.00%) MVC
10 19 (38.00%) OO
11 17 (34.00%) Java
12 15 (30.00%) jQuery
13 13 (26.00%) Adobe
14 12 (24.00%) HTTP
14 12 (24.00%) CSS3
15 11 (22.00%) Product Management
16 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (20.00%) Legal
16 10 (20.00%) Linux
16 10 (20.00%) Information Architecture
16 10 (20.00%) Analytics
17 9 (18.00%) Python
17 9 (18.00%) SOA
17 9 (18.00%) SVG
17 9 (18.00%) Banking
17 9 (18.00%) Degree
17 9 (18.00%) Web Accessibility
17 9 (18.00%) Usability Testing
18 8 (16.00%) Data Integration

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.00%) CMS
1 5 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Jetty
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.00%) InDesign
4 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) Internet
2 12 (24.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Subversion
1 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (14.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (14.00%) Axure RP
3 6 (12.00%) Grunt
4 3 (6.00%) Bower
4 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) RSpec
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) CodeRush
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Legal
3 9 (18.00%) Banking
4 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (14.00%) Marketing
6 5 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (4.00%) Front Office
8 1 (2.00%) Games
8 1 (2.00%) German Language
8 1 (2.00%) Russian Language
8 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) User Experience Architect
4 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Architect
7 4 (8.00%) UI Programmer
7 4 (8.00%) Designer
7 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Visual Designer
8 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) HTML
2 34 (68.00%) CSS
3 29 (58.00%) HTML5
4 21 (42.00%) AngularJS
5 15 (30.00%) jQuery
6 12 (24.00%) CSS3
7 9 (18.00%) SVG
8 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
8 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
9 7 (14.00%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (14.00%) WCF
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.00%) Backbone.js
11 5 (10.00%) Spring
11 5 (10.00%) Ajax
11 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.00%) J2EE
13 3 (6.00%) Struts
13 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (16.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.00%) Hedge funds
5 4 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.00%) iPhone
7 2 (4.00%) Psychology
7 2 (4.00%) Human Factors
8 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.00%) Photography
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) MVC
2 19 (38.00%) OO
3 11 (22.00%) Product Management
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 10 (20.00%) Analytics
5 9 (18.00%) SOA
5 9 (18.00%) Usability Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Web Accessibility
6 8 (16.00%) TDD
7 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Release Management
7 7 (14.00%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) R
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Adobe
2 4 (8.00%) Sencha
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.00%) Perforce
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