The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
RIA
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.58% 33.94% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 18
Median daily rate £325 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £303 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £14.76 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire