The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 23 April 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 123 133
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing RIA 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.076% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £511 £510 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £518 £408
% change year-on-year -8.21% +26.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.71 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.98 - -

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 713 744 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 33.41% 28.33% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 406 430
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 62
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.75 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +2 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £600 -
Essex - 1 £422 -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for RIA.

1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Simulink
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Ansible
5 1 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) EclipseLink

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) RS-422
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) LSMW
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) HR Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HR Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) EclipseLink
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JAAS
2 1 (14.29%) JAXB
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Struts2
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Serena
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2