The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 118 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing RIA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
619 475 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.75% 23.74% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 264 202
Average daily rate £370 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.86% -5.00%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Photography
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Flex Builder
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Flex Builder
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Photography
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe