The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
England / South West
Rank 125 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIA 16 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% - 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.39% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £443 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
670 868 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.08% 28.76% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 588 454
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 57 48
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

RIA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

RIA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Wiltshire - 9 £443 -
Somerset - 7 - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 South West region with a requirement for RIA.

1 12 (40.00%) Finance
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) C++
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (13.33%) User Experience
5 4 (13.33%) CISSP
5 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 4 (13.33%) CMS
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
5 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Apple

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Windchill
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Ant
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Buildr
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Gradle
1 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) jMock
1 2 (6.67%) JUnit
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
1 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Java Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Ajax
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) EJB
3 2 (6.67%) Flash
3 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) JSF
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) JSP
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) Sass
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Struts
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) W3C
3 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Time Management
3 5 (16.67%) UML
4 4 (13.33%) Content Management
4 4 (13.33%) Data Privacy
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.67%) PLM
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C#
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) PMO
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Apple
1 2 (6.67%) ATG
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft