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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 138 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIA 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
RIA
England

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
860 636 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 26.68% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 390 319
Median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing RIA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

RIA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RIA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 3 £444 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RIA.

1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCAG
2 3 (75.00%) WAI
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI/UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) WAI
1 3 (75.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe