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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 550 488 444
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -44
Contract jobs citing RIA 34 75 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.56% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 108
Average daily rate
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£506 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £456 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +52.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13288 13459 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.20% 26.88% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8110 8116 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 605 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -57 34 £506 +1.25% 13
London -20 29 £525 +5.00% 5
City of London +13 8 £488 -4.87% 1
North West 0 2 £325 -13.33% 3
Manchester - 2 £325 - 2
Wiltshire -7 1 £513 -2.38% 1
Birmingham -8 1 £500 -16.66%
West Midlands -13 1 £500 -16.66%
South West -33 1 £513 -2.38% 2
Chippenham - 1 £513 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Derby - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Staines - - - -

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 50 (59.52%) HTML
3 48 (57.14%) CSS
4 46 (54.76%) Internet
5 41 (48.81%) HTML5
6 29 (34.52%) Java
7 25 (29.76%) Adobe
8 24 (28.57%) jQuery
9 23 (27.38%) .NET
10 21 (25.00%) Apache Flex
11 19 (22.62%) CSS3
11 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
11 19 (22.62%) C#
11 19 (22.62%) OO
12 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (17.86%) Scrum
13 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (17.86%) WCF
14 14 (16.67%) Oracle
15 13 (15.48%) SQL
15 13 (15.48%) Silverlight
15 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.10%) Investment Banking
16 11 (13.10%) Banking
16 11 (13.10%) Web Services
16 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
16 11 (13.10%) Flash
17 10 (11.90%) XML
17 10 (11.90%) J2EE

RIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.19%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.19%) InDesign
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 46 (54.76%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Maven
1 9 (10.71%) WebDriver
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 9 (10.71%) Grunt
1 9 (10.71%) Bower
2 8 (9.52%) QUnit
2 8 (9.52%) Hudson
3 6 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (7.14%) Flex Builder
4 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.76%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.19%) MSTest
6 1 (1.19%) Moq
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Behat
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 11 (13.10%) Banking
1 11 (13.10%) Investment Banking
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Finance
4 4 (4.76%) Front Office
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (82.14%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Web Developer
3 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 6 (7.14%) UI Programmer
9 5 (5.95%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Designer
11 3 (3.57%) User Experience Architect
11 3 (3.57%) Creative Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (59.52%) HTML
2 48 (57.14%) CSS
3 41 (48.81%) HTML5
4 24 (28.57%) jQuery
5 23 (27.38%) .NET
6 21 (25.00%) Apache Flex
7 19 (22.62%) CSS3
7 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
8 15 (17.86%) WCF
9 13 (15.48%) Silverlight
10 11 (13.10%) Web Services
10 11 (13.10%) Flash
10 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.90%) XML
11 10 (11.90%) J2EE
11 10 (11.90%) WPF
11 10 (11.90%) Backbone.js
12 8 (9.52%) RESTful
12 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 8 (9.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.52%) Photography
4 6 (7.14%) Streaming Video
4 6 (7.14%) Animation
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.38%) Open Source
7 2 (2.38%) Psychology
7 2 (2.38%) Human Factors
7 2 (2.38%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.19%) W3C
8 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.19%) Physics
8 1 (1.19%) Social Media
8 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) OO
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Scrum
4 10 (11.90%) MVVM
5 8 (9.52%) User Stories
5 8 (9.52%) Low Latency
5 8 (9.52%) MVC
6 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.33%) OOD
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.14%) 3D Animation
8 5 (5.95%) Information Architecture
9 4 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.76%) Web Design
9 4 (4.76%) TDD
9 4 (4.76%) SOA
9 4 (4.76%) Project Management
10 3 (3.57%) Usability Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Product Management
10 3 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 29 (34.52%) Java
3 19 (22.62%) C#
4 13 (15.48%) SQL
5 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.57%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Adobe
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Mercator
5 1 (1.19%) ESRI
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago