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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 265 247 234
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing RIA 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.038% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £525
% change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.24
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2859 2658 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 27.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1422 1014
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 156 182
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £49.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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
Berkshire +8 2 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) User Experience
3 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 8 (66.67%) Node.js
3 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 5 (41.67%) Express
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Intranet
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (25.00%) Sass
8 2 (16.67%) LESS
9 1 (8.33%) Product Management
9 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
9 1 (8.33%) Scrum

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Node.js
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UI Developer
2 2 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) Express
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (16.67%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft