The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 24 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.53% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 0.86% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £510 -
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 £43.48 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 219 232 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 38.49% 31.18% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 118 124
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.71 £37.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in Hertfordshire

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in Hertfordshire

RIA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
RIA
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for RIA.

1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Simulink
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) RS-422
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) LSMW
4 1 (25.00%) LabWindows
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) BAPI
4 1 (25.00%) Serena

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LabWindows
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) HR Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HR Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) BAPI
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Serena