The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing RIA 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.60% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £425 -
% change year-on-year +12.35% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.19 -
% change year-on-year -3.43% -  

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 367 532 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.45% 35.23% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 357 333
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.98% +16.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for RIA.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Haskell
3 1 (20.00%) Erlang
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Clojure

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Polyglot Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Akka
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Clojure
2 1 (20.00%) Elixir
2 1 (20.00%) Erlang
2 1 (20.00%) Haskell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) SQL