The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Rich Internet Application (RIA)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £518 £408
% change year-on-year -13.04% +26.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

RIA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1128 1217 1865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.72% 35.95% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 970 1423
Median daily rate £525 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing RIA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the City of London

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RIA in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for RIA.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
1 11 (100.00%) Open Source
2 10 (90.91%) RESTful
2 10 (90.91%) High Availability
2 10 (90.91%) Low Latency
2 10 (90.91%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 10 (90.91%) React
2 10 (90.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 5 (45.45%) Redux
3 5 (45.45%) ES6
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (45.45%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) React
2 10 (90.91%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) Redux
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CherryPy
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) Dojo
4 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) CentOS
1 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Open Source
2 10 (90.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 10 (90.91%) High Availability
2 10 (90.91%) Low Latency
2 10 (90.91%) Unit Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) ES6
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python