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 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 578 608 594
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing RIA 52 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.065% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 26
Median daily rate £444 £358 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.05% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £253 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
+24.85% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
16229 18489 17890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.35% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10517 11632 11352
Median daily rate £433 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 795 747
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 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
England +36 48 £450 +25.87% 2
London +1 14 £450 +1.40% 1
South West - 14 £488 -
City of London +9 9 £500 +81.81%
Swindon - 7 £488 -
Wiltshire - 7 £488 -
North West - 7 £525 -
South East - 5 £263 -
Lancashire - 5 £600 -
Somerset - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £437 -
Yeovil - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £405 -
Scotland - 3 £405 -
West Yorkshire +25 2 £488 +32.20% 1
Leeds +19 2 £488 +32.20% 1
Yorkshire +15 2 £488 +32.20% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Filton - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £469 -
West Midlands -18 1 £521 +48.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £521 -
North East - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 £215 -
Devon - 1 £360 -

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for RIA.

1 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
2 30 (24.79%) Internet
3 29 (23.97%) HTML
3 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.14%) CSS
5 23 (19.01%) Web Services
6 22 (18.18%) Web Development
7 21 (17.36%) Finance
7 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
7 21 (17.36%) Security Cleared
8 17 (14.05%) High Availability
9 16 (13.22%) Open Source
10 15 (12.40%) Unit Testing
10 15 (12.40%) Front End Development
11 14 (11.57%) Java
12 13 (10.74%) AngularJS
13 12 (9.92%) RESTful
13 12 (9.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 12 (9.92%) MS Office
13 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
14 11 (9.09%) Linux
14 11 (9.09%) XML
14 11 (9.09%) SQL
14 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
14 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 11 (9.09%) User Experience
14 11 (9.09%) Low Latency
15 10 (8.26%) React
15 10 (8.26%) Project Management
16 9 (7.44%) ITIL

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 6 (4.96%) SAS
2 5 (4.13%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
4 3 (2.48%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
1 12 (9.92%) MS Office
2 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.48%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.48%) Windchill
5 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.83%) MS Project
6 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Endur
1 2 (1.65%) Findur
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.48%) CloudFront
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.79%) Internet
2 7 (5.79%) Network Security
3 6 (4.96%) LDAP
4 5 (4.13%) HTTP
4 5 (4.13%) VoIP
5 3 (2.48%) Firewall
6 2 (1.65%) PCoIP
6 2 (1.65%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.83%) 4G
7 1 (0.83%) AMQP
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.83%) LAN
7 1 (0.83%) LTE
7 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
7 1 (0.83%) VPN
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) MySQL
3 6 (4.96%) Base SAS
4 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.31%) Informix
4 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.31%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.83%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Axure RP
1 5 (4.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.48%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.83%) GitLab
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) LSMW
4 1 (0.83%) Protractor
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Robot
4 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 21 (17.36%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Marketing
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Military
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.65%) Billing
6 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.83%) iGaming
7 1 (0.83%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Architect
3 14 (11.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (9.92%) Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Tester
10 5 (4.13%) User Experience Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Senior User Experience Architect
11 4 (3.31%) Software Project Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.97%) HTML
2 28 (23.14%) CSS
3 23 (19.01%) Web Services
4 13 (10.74%) AngularJS
5 12 (9.92%) RESTful
6 11 (9.09%) XML
7 10 (8.26%) React
8 9 (7.44%) HTML5
9 8 (6.61%) CSS3
10 5 (4.13%) jQuery
10 5 (4.13%) REST
10 5 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.31%) .NET
11 4 (3.31%) Ajax
11 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.31%) JSON
11 4 (3.31%) Node.js
12 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Psychology
3 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (1.65%) Photography
6 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Web Development
3 17 (14.05%) High Availability
4 16 (13.22%) Open Source
5 15 (12.40%) Front End Development
5 15 (12.40%) Unit Testing
6 12 (9.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 11 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.26%) Project Management
9 9 (7.44%) ITIL
9 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.79%) Gantt Chart
10 7 (5.79%) Human Factors
10 7 (5.79%) MVC
11 6 (4.96%) DevOps
11 6 (4.96%) OO
11 6 (4.96%) Product Management
11 6 (4.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.57%) Java
3 11 (9.09%) SQL
4 9 (7.44%) ES6
5 7 (5.79%) C#
6 3 (2.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.65%) C++
7 2 (1.65%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) Korn
8 1 (0.83%) Lua
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
1 21 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) CISSP
4 2 (1.65%) CCNA
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CCA
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.83%) HNC
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) SANS
5 1 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.48%) WAI
1 3 (2.48%) WCAG
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.48%) XenApp
4 2 (1.65%) NFS
4 2 (1.65%) Samba
4 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Nessus
1 1 (0.83%) Nexpose
1 1 (0.83%) Nmap
1 1 (0.83%) QRadar
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (4.96%) Cisco
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle
1 6 (4.96%) SAP
2 5 (4.13%) Adobe
2 5 (4.13%) VMware
3 4 (3.31%) Akamai
4 3 (2.48%) Citrix
4 3 (2.48%) F5
4 3 (2.48%) NetApp
4 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.48%) Twitter
5 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.65%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Murex
5 2 (1.65%) NETGEAR
5 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.65%) Reuters
6 1 (0.83%) Qualys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago