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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - 138 110
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.17% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £513 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £513 £525
% change year-on-year
-20.48% -2.38%
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
753 770 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.04% 25.99% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 484 279
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 41
Average hourly rate £31.04 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (100.00%) Summit
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 14001