The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 19 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing RIA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.88% 0.70% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 1.23% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £510 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+29.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RIA
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 81 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 37.17% 56.64% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 12
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RIA across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIA across the Watford region.

RIA Daily Rate Trend in Watford

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle