The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 576 557 479
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -78
Contract jobs citing RIA 37 35 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 59
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£475 £506 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £506 £388
% change year-on-year
- +30.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 37 £475 -6.17% 19
London -5 36 £475 -9.52% 8
City of London -14 2 £425 -15.00% 1
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 60 (88.24%) HTML
2 53 (77.94%) CSS
3 50 (73.53%) JavaScript
4 39 (57.35%) HTML5
5 35 (51.47%) User Experience
6 34 (50.00%) Internet
7 26 (38.24%) AngularJS
8 25 (36.76%) jQuery
9 23 (33.82%) CSS3
10 22 (32.35%) MVC
10 22 (32.35%) Finance
11 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (27.94%) Java
11 19 (27.94%) OO
12 15 (22.06%) Product Management
13 14 (20.59%) Ajax
13 14 (20.59%) Degree
14 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
14 13 (19.12%) Adobe
14 13 (19.12%) Information Architecture
15 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
16 11 (16.18%) Usability Testing
16 11 (16.18%) HTTP
17 10 (14.71%) Linux
17 10 (14.71%) .NET
17 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (14.71%) Legal
17 10 (14.71%) Scrum
17 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (13.24%) Analytics

RIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.82%) Node.js
2 5 (7.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.35%) CMS
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
1 7 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.47%) InDesign
5 1 (1.47%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) Internet
2 11 (16.18%) HTTP
3 3 (4.41%) Intranet
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
1 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Redis
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) DB2
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Subversion
1 8 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 8 (11.76%) Axure RP
1 8 (11.76%) Grunt
2 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.35%) Bower
5 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.94%) RSpec
7 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.47%) Maven
8 1 (1.47%) Ant
8 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Legal
3 9 (13.24%) Retail
4 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Marketing
4 8 (11.76%) Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.94%) Games
7 1 (1.47%) Front Office
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) German Language
7 1 (1.47%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (77.94%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (16.18%) UI Programmer
3 11 (16.18%) UI Developer
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.24%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 9 (13.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) User Experience Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Designer
10 3 (4.41%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.94%) UI/UX Designer
11 2 (2.94%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (88.24%) HTML
2 53 (77.94%) CSS
3 39 (57.35%) HTML5
4 26 (38.24%) AngularJS
5 25 (36.76%) jQuery
6 23 (33.82%) CSS3
7 14 (20.59%) Ajax
8 10 (14.71%) .NET
8 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
9 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
9 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
10 8 (11.76%) SVG
11 7 (10.29%) WCF
11 7 (10.29%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (8.82%) Backbone.js
13 5 (7.35%) Spring
13 5 (7.35%) J2EE
14 4 (5.88%) SOAP
14 4 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) User Experience
2 12 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.29%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
5 5 (7.35%) Hedge funds
6 4 (5.88%) Human Factors
6 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.41%) Psychology
8 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.94%) iPhone
9 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.47%) W3C
9 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) MVC
2 19 (27.94%) OO
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Product Management
4 13 (19.12%) Information Architecture
4 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.18%) Usability Testing
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Analytics
8 8 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
8 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) Change Management
9 7 (10.29%) SOA
9 7 (10.29%) Release Management
9 7 (10.29%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.94%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) Python
5 7 (10.29%) SQL
6 4 (5.88%) R
7 3 (4.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Adobe
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Google
3 6 (8.82%) Facebook
4 5 (7.35%) Sencha
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) Teradata
6 1 (1.47%) hybris
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