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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 544 523 456
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -67
Contract jobs citing RIA 38 36 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.073% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.24% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 70
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£463 £450 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £363 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.24

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
15157 15145 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.75% 30.69% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9313 9265 8214
Average daily rate £425 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 588 757
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.52 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 24 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 6 March 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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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 -25 37 £469 +4.16% 18
London -9 17 £488 +8.33% 10
Berkshire +5 10 - -
South East -2 10 - - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £415 - 5
York - 3 £415 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £415 - 1
Leeds - 2 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
City of London +11 1 £463 -28.84%
South West -12 1 £525 - 1
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Selby - - - -
Shefford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 68 (91.89%) JavaScript
2 65 (87.84%) HTML
3 61 (82.43%) CSS
4 47 (63.51%) HTML5
5 38 (51.35%) User Experience
6 37 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 29 (39.19%) Internet
8 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (36.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (33.78%) CSS3
10 21 (28.38%) Grunt
10 21 (28.38%) Bower
11 20 (27.03%) jQuery
12 19 (25.68%) Java
12 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
13 18 (24.32%) OO
14 17 (22.97%) Finance
15 16 (21.62%) Degree
16 13 (17.57%) Product Management
16 13 (17.57%) Node.js
17 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (14.86%) WebDriver
17 11 (14.86%) Information Architecture
17 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
17 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
17 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
19 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (12.16%) Adobe
19 9 (12.16%) .NET

RIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (17.57%) Node.js
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
1 6 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.35%) InDesign
5 1 (1.35%) MS Office
5 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) Intranet
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) OLAP
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Grunt
1 21 (28.38%) Bower
2 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.86%) WebDriver
4 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (8.11%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (1.35%) Maven
7 1 (1.35%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) Flex Builder
7 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.35%) JsTestDriver
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (75.68%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Web Developer
2 18 (24.32%) JavaScript Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (20.27%) UI Programmer
3 15 (20.27%) UI Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Designer
5 6 (8.11%) User Experience Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Leader
6 5 (6.76%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.05%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Web Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (87.84%) HTML
2 61 (82.43%) CSS
3 47 (63.51%) HTML5
4 37 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 27 (36.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (33.78%) CSS3
7 20 (27.03%) jQuery
8 11 (14.86%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (12.16%) .NET
10 8 (10.81%) Ajax
11 5 (6.76%) RESTful
11 5 (6.76%) ExpressJS
11 5 (6.76%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.41%) LESS
13 3 (4.05%) Sass
13 3 (4.05%) Spring
13 3 (4.05%) Apache Flex
14 2 (2.70%) Dojo
14 2 (2.70%) J2EE
14 2 (2.70%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 38 (51.35%) User Experience
2 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.46%) Human Factors
4 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
5 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.11%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (5.41%) Psychology
8 1 (1.35%) Open Source
8 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) W3C
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.35%) Animation
8 1 (1.35%) Photography
8 1 (1.35%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) UNIX
1 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) OO
3 13 (17.57%) Product Management
4 11 (14.86%) Information Architecture
4 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.16%) Scrum
6 8 (10.81%) Usability Testing
7 6 (8.11%) Line Management
8 5 (6.76%) Analytics
8 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 5 (6.76%) CRM
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) MVC
9 4 (5.41%) Validation
9 4 (5.41%) TDD
9 4 (5.41%) Industrial Design
9 4 (5.41%) Web Development
9 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.05%) BDD
10 3 (4.05%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 68 (91.89%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.68%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.35%) R
4 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) ISO 9001
1 6 (8.11%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Adobe
3 6 (8.11%) Google
3 6 (8.11%) Facebook
4 3 (4.05%) Sencha
4 3 (4.05%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) Teradata
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) hybris
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