The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 263 223 223
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs citing RIA 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.082% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2882 2291 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.08% 26.90% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1208 926
Average daily rate £374 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 135 193
Average hourly rate £16.86 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.98 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Berkshire +1 4 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (20.00%) ExpressJS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) ExpressJS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (20.00%) SEO
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft