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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - 139 113
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.27% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £513 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £388
% change year-on-year
- +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
913 731 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.08% 24.01% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 457 324
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 33
Average hourly rate £39.13 £21.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.30% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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