The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 548 505 444
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -61
Contract jobs citing RIA 42 68 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.51% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 110
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£500 £450 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13768 13356 14247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.20% 26.12% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8319 8076 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 596 791
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%

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 1 August 2014.

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 30 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 1 August 2014. 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 -29 42 £500 +11.11% 20
London -11 32 £550 +22.22% 10
City of London +16 7 £475 -7.31% 5
North West -7 2 £325 -13.33% 4
South West -32 2 £513 -14.58% 3
Manchester - 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £500 -16.66%
Wiltshire -5 1 £513 -14.58% 2
West Midlands -15 1 £500 -16.66%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Chippenham - 1 £513 - 2
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Pinner - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Swansea - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Derby - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 52 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 51 (59.30%) HTML
3 49 (56.98%) CSS
4 47 (54.65%) Internet
5 41 (47.67%) HTML5
6 32 (37.21%) Java
7 28 (32.56%) Adobe
8 24 (27.91%) Apache Flex
9 23 (26.74%) .NET
10 22 (25.58%) jQuery
10 22 (25.58%) AngularJS
11 21 (24.42%) C#
11 21 (24.42%) OO
12 19 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (20.93%) CSS3
14 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.28%) Oracle
15 14 (16.28%) WCF
16 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
16 13 (15.12%) WebDriver
16 13 (15.12%) Grunt
16 13 (15.12%) Bower
16 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
16 13 (15.12%) Scrum
17 12 (13.95%) Silverlight
18 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (12.79%) Banking
18 11 (12.79%) Flash
19 10 (11.63%) Web Services

RIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (6.98%) Node.js
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.16%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.49%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.16%) InDesign
6 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.65%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) WebDriver
1 13 (15.12%) Grunt
1 13 (15.12%) Bower
2 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.47%) Maven
3 8 (9.30%) Hudson
3 8 (9.30%) QUnit
4 7 (8.14%) Flex Builder
5 5 (5.81%) Axure RP
6 4 (4.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.16%) Moq
9 1 (1.16%) MSTest
9 1 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium
9 1 (1.16%) Behat
9 1 (1.16%) Introscope
9 1 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 11 (12.79%) Banking
2 10 (11.63%) Investment Banking
2 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (80.23%) Developer
2 26 (30.23%) Web Developer
3 15 (17.44%) .NET Developer
4 14 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (15.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.12%) C# Developer
6 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.47%) Software Developer
9 7 (8.14%) UI Developer
9 7 (8.14%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (8.14%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Architect
10 6 (6.98%) UI Programmer
11 5 (5.81%) Designer
12 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Senior Architect
13 3 (3.49%) User Experience Architect
13 3 (3.49%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (59.30%) HTML
2 49 (56.98%) CSS
3 41 (47.67%) HTML5
4 24 (27.91%) Apache Flex
5 23 (26.74%) .NET
6 22 (25.58%) jQuery
6 22 (25.58%) AngularJS
7 18 (20.93%) CSS3
8 14 (16.28%) WCF
9 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
10 12 (13.95%) Silverlight
11 11 (12.79%) Flash
12 10 (11.63%) Web Services
12 10 (11.63%) XML
12 10 (11.63%) J2EE
12 10 (11.63%) WPF
13 9 (10.47%) Backbone.js
13 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
14 8 (9.30%) SVG
14 8 (9.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.14%) Animation
3 7 (8.14%) Photography
3 7 (8.14%) Streaming Video
4 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.33%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.33%) Psychology
7 2 (2.33%) Human Factors
7 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.33%) Open Source
8 1 (1.16%) Social Media
8 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) OO
2 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.12%) Scrum
4 10 (11.63%) MVVM
5 9 (10.47%) Low Latency
6 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.30%) User Stories
7 7 (8.14%) 3D Animation
7 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.14%) MVC
7 7 (8.14%) OOD
8 6 (6.98%) Information Architecture
9 4 (4.65%) TDD
9 4 (4.65%) Project Management
10 3 (3.49%) Product Management
10 3 (3.49%) Usability Testing
10 3 (3.49%) Web Development
10 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.49%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (3.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 32 (37.21%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) C#
4 10 (11.63%) SQL
5 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.49%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO 14001
1 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Adobe
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.16%) ESRI
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) CA
5 1 (1.16%) Mercator
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago