Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 234 271
Rank change year-on-year -1 +37 +28
Contract jobs citing RIA 14 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.19% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.47% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 1
City of London median daily rate £488 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +81.82% -50.56%
10th Percentile £233 £325 £263
90th Percentile £640 £588 £288
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £275
% change year-on-year - +72.73% -50.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £47.52 -
Central London median hourly rate - £47.52 -

RIA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3088 2778 3630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.62% 41.40% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2173 2888
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £713 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 55
City of London median hourly rate £22.26 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £33.25 £54.51 £36.40
Central London median hourly rate £21.23 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +21.29% -12.50% +14.29%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing RIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 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 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Low Latency
2 6 (42.86%) React
2 6 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Redux
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) ES6
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL

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 (7.14%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) QGIS
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Database Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) React
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 3 (21.43%) Redux
4 1 (7.14%) ActiveX
4 1 (7.14%) ADO
4 1 (7.14%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
1 6 (42.86%) Low Latency
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) ES6
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) R
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy