The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 126 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing RIA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £18.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £18.06
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
746 636 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 25.74% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 328 251
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 50
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL