Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 21 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 797 786
Rank change year-on-year +101 -11 -28
Contract jobs citing RIA 125 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.080% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 42
England median daily rate £475 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.26% -5.25%
10th Percentile £275 £363 £375
90th Percentile £575 £530 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £474
% change year-on-year - +0.26% -5.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 6 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.64 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £49.19 -
% change year-on-year -8.52% - -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29700 33636 33143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.67% 33.14% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19475 22349 20973
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £243
90th Percentile £644 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 1081 1248
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.75 £47.08
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £18.24
% change year-on-year -2.38% +15.16% -8.83%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in England

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in England

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in England

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in England

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RIA in England

RIA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +49 49 £468 +4.00% 1
London -8 24 £475 -2.56% 2
East of England +7 22 £480 +11.30% 1
North of England +69 19 £300 -29.41% 2
North West +39 13 £293 -35.00% 2
South East +35 6 £450 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +25 6 £360 -15.29%
West Midlands +34 5 £287 -32.41%
Midlands +23 5 £287 -34.34%
RIA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 England region with a requirement for RIA.

1 37 (29.60%) SC Cleared
1 37 (29.60%) Security Cleared
2 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.40%) Finance
3 28 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (19.20%) HTML
4 24 (19.20%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.20%) CSS
5 22 (17.60%) Linux
5 22 (17.60%) Internet
5 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
6 21 (16.80%) Windows
7 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
7 19 (15.20%) Web Development
7 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (14.40%) Web Services
8 18 (14.40%) SQL
9 17 (13.60%) Oracle
9 17 (13.60%) Java
10 16 (12.80%) Scrum
11 15 (12.00%) RESTful
12 14 (11.20%) Project Management
12 14 (11.20%) .NET
12 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
13 13 (10.40%) XML
13 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
13 13 (10.40%) Git (software)
13 13 (10.40%) Ansible
14 12 (9.60%) Open Source
14 12 (9.60%) TDD

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (8.00%) Confluence
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.40%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) Jetty
6 1 (0.80%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.60%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.60%) Simulink
5 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) LabWindows
1 3 (2.40%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.00%) Office 365
4 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.80%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.60%) Internet
2 7 (5.60%) Extranet
3 6 (4.80%) DHCP
3 6 (4.80%) DNS
4 5 (4.00%) Intranet
4 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.20%) SSL
6 3 (2.40%) HTTP
6 3 (2.40%) RS-422
7 2 (1.60%) LDAP
8 1 (0.80%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.80%) FTP
8 1 (0.80%) IPsec
8 1 (0.80%) WAN
8 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.80%) Wireless
8 1 (0.80%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.80%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.80%) MS Access
7 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.80%) Ant
2 11 (8.80%) JIRA
3 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.20%) Mercurial
4 8 (6.40%) Axure RP
4 8 (6.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (5.60%) JUnit
5 7 (5.60%) Subversion
5 7 (5.60%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.80%) Apache Buildr
6 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.80%) Gradle
6 6 (4.80%) IntelliJ
6 6 (4.80%) jMock
6 6 (4.80%) Maven
6 6 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.00%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (22.40%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Marketing
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Avionics
5 3 (2.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.80%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Military
6 1 (0.80%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Analyst
1 27 (21.60%) Architect
2 18 (14.40%) Business Analyst
2 18 (14.40%) Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 8 (6.40%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (6.40%) User Experience Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Consultant
6 7 (5.60%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Architect
8 4 (3.20%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (3.20%) Digital Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.20%) Senior User Experience Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) CSS
1 24 (19.20%) HTML
2 18 (14.40%) Web Services
3 15 (12.00%) RESTful
4 14 (11.20%) .NET
5 13 (10.40%) XML
6 8 (6.40%) React
7 7 (5.60%) CSS3
7 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.60%) HTML5
7 7 (5.60%) JSON
7 7 (5.60%) Spring
7 7 (5.60%) Struts
8 6 (4.80%) Ajax
8 6 (4.80%) EJB
8 6 (4.80%) JSF
8 6 (4.80%) JSP
8 6 (4.80%) SOAP
9 5 (4.00%) Middleware
10 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) User Experience
3 6 (4.80%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.20%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.40%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) PMI
6 2 (1.60%) CESG
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.60%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.80%) Animation
7 1 (0.80%) Online Games
7 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Linux
2 21 (16.80%) Windows
3 5 (4.00%) CentOS
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.40%) Unix
6 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (17.60%) Software Engineering
4 19 (15.20%) Web Development
5 16 (12.80%) Scrum
6 14 (11.20%) Project Management
6 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.60%) Open Source
7 12 (9.60%) TDD
8 11 (8.80%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (8.00%) DevOps
9 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.00%) UML
10 9 (7.20%) ITIL
10 9 (7.20%) MVC
11 8 (6.40%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.40%) Information Architecture
11 8 (6.40%) Low Latency
11 8 (6.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.40%) SQL
3 17 (13.60%) Java
4 11 (8.80%) C#
4 11 (8.80%) C++
5 7 (5.60%) Python
6 6 (4.80%) C
6 6 (4.80%) PHP
6 6 (4.80%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.80%) Ruby
7 4 (3.20%) ES6
8 3 (2.40%) VBA
9 2 (1.60%) Ada
9 2 (1.60%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.80%) Ada 83
10 1 (0.80%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (29.60%) SC Cleared
1 37 (29.60%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) CISSP
3 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.60%) CBAP
4 2 (1.60%) IIBA
4 2 (1.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) MCTS
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.80%) GDPR
3 3 (2.40%) IFRS
3 3 (2.40%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.60%) COBIT
4 2 (1.60%) QA
4 2 (1.60%) SEPA
5 1 (0.80%) GPG13
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.80%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) Docker
2 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.00%) Samba
2 5 (4.00%) Squid
3 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) Ansible
2 5 (4.00%) Nagios
2 5 (4.00%) Webmin
2 5 (4.00%) Xymon
3 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.60%) Puppet
4 1 (0.80%) collectd
4 1 (0.80%) Kibana
4 1 (0.80%) logstash
4 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.80%) Salt
4 1 (0.80%) StatsD
4 1 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) Oracle
3 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.20%) Adobe
5 7 (5.60%) VMware
6 6 (4.80%) ATG
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) Veeam
8 4 (3.20%) Google
9 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.40%) Ensighten
9 3 (2.40%) Serena
9 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.60%) EMC
10 2 (1.60%) IBM
10 2 (1.60%) Unisys
10 2 (1.60%) Veritas
11 1 (0.80%) Remedy
11 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.80%) Twitter