The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 118 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing RIA 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.042% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.61% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate
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- £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £381 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
541 495 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.75% 22.46% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 255 249
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

RIA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

RIA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

RIA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 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
West Yorkshire +1 1 - -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) 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

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) 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