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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 126 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIA 14 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £488 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
+24.85% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
734 1005 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.50% 31.33% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 656 537
Median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 49
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.53 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 7 £488 -
Somerset - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £215 -
Devon - 1 £360 -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (23.33%) Gantt Chart
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) SAS
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Base SAS
6 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Military
6 3 (10.00%) PLM
6 3 (10.00%) Windchill
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.00%) Human Factors
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Retail
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) Validation
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security

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%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) Windchill
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Base SAS
2 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.33%) SAS EBI
3 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Military
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (23.33%) Gantt Chart
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Human Factors
5 3 (10.00%) PLM
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CISSP
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) IBM