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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 160 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% - 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.16 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1176 1034 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.74% 27.38% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 604 478
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 54
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

RIA Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Lua
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP