The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
England / North West
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
+25.64% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
802 1240 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.83% 32.67% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 688 517
Median daily rate £376 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.13 £36.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIA across the North West region.

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the North West region.

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for RIA.

1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Robot
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Case Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) NetWitness
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk