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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 538 441 473
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +32
Contract jobs citing RIA 49 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 82 75
Average daily rate £450 £545 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £525 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +61.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.24 £30.75
% change year-on-year
- -50.43%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13894 12270 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.45% 25.73% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8594 7366 8606
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 610 744
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -92 48 £450 -18.18% 4
London -63 25 £500 -9.09% 3
South West -6 12 £431 -25.00%
North West - 7 - -
Manchester - 7 - -
Altrincham - 7 - -
City of London -1 5 £650 +22.06% 2
East of England -20 4 - -
Hertfordshire -5 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Reading - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warwick - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (59.78%) HTML
2 51 (55.43%) JavaScript
2 51 (55.43%) Internet
3 46 (50.00%) CSS
4 43 (46.74%) HTML5
5 35 (38.04%) Java
6 30 (32.61%) jQuery
7 27 (29.35%) Apache Flex
8 26 (28.26%) Adobe
9 23 (25.00%) OO
10 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (22.83%) Finance
12 20 (21.74%) Ajax
13 19 (20.65%) .NET
13 19 (20.65%) Web Services
14 18 (19.57%) CSS3
15 17 (18.48%) Banking
15 17 (18.48%) XML
16 16 (17.39%) SQL
17 15 (16.30%) Maven
18 14 (15.22%) Silverlight
18 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
18 14 (15.22%) Scrum
18 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 14 (15.22%) C#
19 13 (14.13%) Oracle
19 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
19 13 (14.13%) Ext JS
19 13 (14.13%) Investment Banking
20 12 (13.04%) WCF

RIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
3 6 (6.52%) Apache
4 5 (5.43%) Node.js
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) Mule
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.09%) InDesign
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) Internet
2 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) Firewall
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) LDAP
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Maven
2 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.70%) QUnit
3 8 (8.70%) Hudson
4 7 (7.61%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (5.43%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.26%) JUnit
7 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.26%) Grunt
7 3 (3.26%) Bower
8 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.17%) JIRA
8 2 (2.17%) Flex Builder
8 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.09%) MSTest
9 1 (1.09%) Moq
9 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 13 (14.13%) Investment Banking
3 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.52%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Front Office
6 2 (2.17%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (72.83%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Flex Developer
4 11 (11.96%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (11.96%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Architect
6 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Designer
7 7 (7.61%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (7.61%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.43%) UI Programmer
9 5 (5.43%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (59.78%) HTML
2 46 (50.00%) CSS
3 43 (46.74%) HTML5
4 30 (32.61%) jQuery
5 27 (29.35%) Apache Flex
6 20 (21.74%) Ajax
7 19 (20.65%) .NET
7 19 (20.65%) Web Services
8 18 (19.57%) CSS3
9 17 (18.48%) XML
10 14 (15.22%) Silverlight
11 13 (14.13%) Ext JS
12 12 (13.04%) WCF
12 12 (13.04%) SOAP
13 11 (11.96%) J2EE
13 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
14 10 (10.87%) JSON
15 9 (9.78%) Java EE
15 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
16 8 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Visualisation
1 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
1 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.26%) Photography
4 2 (2.17%) Psychology
4 2 (2.17%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.17%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Animation
4 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) IPTV
5 1 (1.09%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
1 4 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) OO
2 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.22%) Scrum
4 11 (11.96%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.87%) MVC
5 10 (10.87%) TDD
6 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.70%) SOA
6 8 (8.70%) Information Architecture
7 7 (7.61%) MVVM
7 7 (7.61%) User Stories
7 7 (7.61%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) OOD
7 7 (7.61%) UML
8 6 (6.52%) Content Management
8 6 (6.52%) Workflow
9 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) JavaScript
2 35 (38.04%) Java
3 16 (17.39%) SQL
4 14 (15.22%) C#
5 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.52%) ActionScript
8 5 (5.43%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.17%) Scala
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) Python
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Adobe
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) Perforce
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) Progress
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix
6 1 (1.09%) Mercator
6 1 (1.09%) ESRI
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago