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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 558 551 478
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -73
Contract jobs citing RIA 38 44 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.26% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 63
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£473 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £513 £525
% change year-on-year
-20.48% -2.38%
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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 11 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 29 May 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 -28 37 £474 -5.25% 8
London +2 27 £475 -5.00% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £415 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £415 -
York - 3 £415 -
City of London +6 2 £425 -12.82%
East of England +3 2 - -
Hertfordshire -12 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Leeds - 2 £400 -

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 64 (90.14%) HTML
2 60 (84.51%) CSS
3 58 (81.69%) JavaScript
4 41 (57.75%) HTML5
5 35 (49.30%) User Experience
6 33 (46.48%) Internet
7 30 (42.25%) AngularJS
7 30 (42.25%) CSS3
8 24 (33.80%) jQuery
9 21 (29.58%) Finance
9 21 (29.58%) Java
10 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.76%) MVC
12 16 (22.54%) OO
12 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
13 15 (21.13%) Product Management
13 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (19.72%) Adobe
14 14 (19.72%) Ajax
15 13 (18.31%) .NET
15 13 (18.31%) Grunt
16 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
16 12 (16.90%) Information Architecture
16 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
16 12 (16.90%) Degree
17 10 (14.08%) Usability Testing
17 10 (14.08%) Retail
17 10 (14.08%) Scrum
17 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.08%) Bower

RIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (12.68%) Node.js
2 5 (7.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.04%) CMS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
1 8 (11.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (8.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (46.48%) Internet
2 9 (12.68%) HTTP
3 3 (4.23%) Intranet
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.86%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Redis
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.31%) Grunt
3 10 (14.08%) Bower
4 9 (12.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (12.68%) Axure RP
5 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.45%) Subversion
7 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.82%) RSpec
8 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.68%) Banking
4 8 (11.27%) Marketing
5 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
6 6 (8.45%) Legal
7 2 (2.82%) Games
8 1 (1.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.41%) Front Office
8 1 (1.41%) German Language
8 1 (1.41%) Russian Language
8 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (19.72%) UI Developer
3 14 (19.72%) UI Programmer
4 9 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Web Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Architect
5 8 (11.27%) User Experience Architect
6 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Designer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.23%) UX Designer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (90.14%) HTML
2 60 (84.51%) CSS
3 41 (57.75%) HTML5
4 30 (42.25%) AngularJS
4 30 (42.25%) CSS3
5 24 (33.80%) jQuery
6 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (19.72%) Ajax
8 13 (18.31%) .NET
9 7 (9.86%) Entity Framework
9 7 (9.86%) SVG
9 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
9 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.45%) Backbone.js
11 5 (7.04%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (7.04%) J2EE
11 5 (7.04%) WCF
12 4 (5.63%) Spring
12 4 (5.63%) SOAP
12 4 (5.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (49.30%) User Experience
2 9 (12.68%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.45%) Human Factors
3 6 (8.45%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Data Structures
4 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.04%) Psychology
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.82%) iPhone
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.41%) W3C
8 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) MVC
3 16 (22.54%) OO
4 15 (21.13%) Product Management
5 12 (16.90%) Information Architecture
5 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.08%) Usability Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Scrum
7 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.27%) Project Management
7 8 (11.27%) Analytics
8 7 (9.86%) Web Accessibility
8 7 (9.86%) TDD
9 6 (8.45%) Validation
9 6 (8.45%) SOA
9 6 (8.45%) SDLC
10 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (7.04%) Time Management
10 5 (7.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (81.69%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.58%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) C#
4 5 (7.04%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) R
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.41%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Adobe
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) Google
3 6 (8.45%) Facebook
4 5 (7.04%) Sencha
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) hybris
6 1 (1.41%) Perforce
6 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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