The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
UK
Rank 535 600 579
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -21
Contract jobs citing RIA 60 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.054% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 20
Median daily rate £475 £480 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £440 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
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 across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14081 16114 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 30.96% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9062 10430 9745
Median daily rate £447 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 580 645
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £53.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RIA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIA within the UK.

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RIA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

RIA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RIA within the UK.

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RIA
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RIA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

RIA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

RIA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +68 59 £475 -1.04% 2
South West - 16 £443 -
Yorkshire +23 13 £475 - 2
London +1 13 £488 +1.56%
Wiltshire - 9 £443 -
Swindon - 9 £443 -
South East - 8 £450 -
West Yorkshire +23 7 £465 -
Leeds +12 7 £465 -
Somerset - 7 - -
South Yorkshire - 6 £475 - 2
Sheffield - 6 £475 - 2
City of London - 5 £575 -
Yeovil - 5 - -
North West - 5 - -
Reading - 4 £450 -
Lancashire - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £450 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
New Malden - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
West Midlands +8 2 £425 +21.42%
East of England +5 2 £500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £135 -
Scotland - 1 £135 -
Essex - 1 £500 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for RIA.

1 42 (35.90%) Internet
2 41 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 36 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 36 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 32 (27.35%) CSS
5 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (25.64%) HTML
7 27 (23.08%) Open Source
8 24 (20.51%) Web Services
9 21 (17.95%) Unit Testing
10 20 (17.09%) Web Development
11 19 (16.24%) RESTful
11 19 (16.24%) High Availability
11 19 (16.24%) React
12 16 (13.68%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 16 (13.68%) Low Latency
12 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.82%) Finance
13 15 (12.82%) C#
14 14 (11.97%) Scrum
15 13 (11.11%) Project Management
15 13 (11.11%) Java
15 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
15 13 (11.11%) Front End Development
16 12 (10.26%) Node.js
17 11 (9.40%) SQL
17 11 (9.40%) Linux
17 11 (9.40%) TDD
17 11 (9.40%) User Experience
18 10 (8.55%) Degree

RIA
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (6.84%) CMS
2 3 (2.56%) Apache
3 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.71%) IIS
3 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) SAS
3 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
4 2 (1.71%) Windchill
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.85%) Simulink
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.90%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.56%) HTTP
3 3 (2.56%) LDAP
3 3 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (1.71%) AMQP
4 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) Multicast
4 2 (1.71%) PCoIP
4 2 (1.71%) SNMP
4 2 (1.71%) SSL
4 2 (1.71%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.85%) Extranet
5 1 (0.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) VoIP
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.85%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) MySQL
2 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.71%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.71%) Informix
4 2 (1.71%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.71%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Axure RP
1 5 (4.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.56%) Maven
3 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.56%) Subversion
3 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.71%) Ant
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Buildr
4 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.71%) Gradle
4 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.71%) jMock
4 2 (1.71%) JUnit
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.71%) webpack
5 1 (0.85%) Protractor
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Marketing
3 4 (3.42%) Military
4 3 (2.56%) Billing
4 3 (2.56%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Avionics
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.85%) iGaming
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (12.82%) Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (4.27%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Interaction Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Senior User Experience Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Usability Architect
9 5 (4.27%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) CSS
2 30 (25.64%) HTML
3 24 (20.51%) Web Services
4 19 (16.24%) React
4 19 (16.24%) RESTful
5 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 12 (10.26%) Node.js
7 10 (8.55%) XML
8 7 (5.98%) Ajax
8 7 (5.98%) CSS3
8 7 (5.98%) HTML5
8 7 (5.98%) Redux
9 6 (5.13%) .NET
10 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.27%) jQuery
10 5 (4.27%) JSON
11 4 (3.42%) LAMP
11 4 (3.42%) Middleware
11 4 (3.42%) SOAP
12 3 (2.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) User Experience
2 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) PMI
5 2 (1.71%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Online Games
5 2 (1.71%) W3C
5 2 (1.71%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) FreeBSD
3 4 (3.42%) Unix
4 2 (1.71%) CentOS
4 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.08%) Open Source
3 21 (17.95%) Unit Testing
4 20 (17.09%) Web Development
5 19 (16.24%) High Availability
6 16 (13.68%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 16 (13.68%) Low Latency
6 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.97%) Scrum
8 13 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 13 (11.11%) Project Management
9 11 (9.40%) TDD
10 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.84%) SDLC
10 8 (6.84%) UML
11 7 (5.98%) MVC
11 7 (5.98%) OO
11 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.13%) Content Management
12 6 (5.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.04%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.82%) C#
3 13 (11.11%) Java
4 11 (9.40%) SQL
5 9 (7.69%) ES6
6 8 (6.84%) C++
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 4 (3.42%) Perl
8 4 (3.42%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.71%) Ada
9 2 (1.71%) Ada 83
9 2 (1.71%) Ada 95
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) tcsh
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Korn
10 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.85%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 36 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 36 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.55%) Degree
3 5 (4.27%) CISSP
4 3 (2.56%) ISEB
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.71%) CBAP
5 2 (1.71%) IIBA
5 2 (1.71%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) CCA
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.85%) HNC
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) SANS
6 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) Samba
3 3 (2.56%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) NFS
4 2 (1.71%) Snort
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.71%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Ansible
2 2 (1.71%) Kibana
2 2 (1.71%) logstash
2 2 (1.71%) Nagios
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.71%) SmokePing
3 1 (0.85%) Nessus
3 1 (0.85%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.85%) Nmap
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) Adobe
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) VMware
4 3 (2.56%) Apple
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) ATG
5 2 (1.71%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) IBM
5 2 (1.71%) NETGEAR
5 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Intel
6 1 (0.85%) NetWitness
6 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) Tableau
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
6 1 (0.85%) WSO2
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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