The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank - 93 100
Contract jobs citing RIA 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.067% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.28% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
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Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
426 360 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.22% 24.24% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 202 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.26 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Behat

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby