Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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 > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 577 563
Rank change year-on-year -21 -14 -14
Contract jobs citing RIA 29 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.071% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 29
London median daily rate £450 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.04% -12.73%
10th Percentile £248 £318 £260
90th Percentile £639 £588 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
London median hourly rate £32.48 £47.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,803 15,289 16,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.30% 36.35% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,885 10,746 11,283
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 257 265
London median hourly rate £21.90 £21.03 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +0.57% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +14.29%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RIA in London

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in London

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in London

RIA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Central London -17 13 £538 +7.50%
South London -34 1 £650 +44.44%
West London - 1 - -
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for RIA.

1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) RESTful
3 10 (34.48%) Internet
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) User Experience
7 6 (20.69%) Open Source
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.69%) Information Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Web Development
8 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.24%) High Availability
8 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.24%) Analytics
8 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) React
8 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
8 5 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
9 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.79%) User Stories
9 4 (13.79%) MongoDB

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) InVision
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) CA PPM
1 1 (3.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
3 1 (3.45%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (10.34%) Data Lake
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.34%) HBase
2 3 (10.34%) HDInsight
2 3 (10.34%) Lumira
2 3 (10.34%) Power BI
2 3 (10.34%) Redis
2 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
2 3 (10.34%) Spotfire
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) ERwin
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) UX Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Digital UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) RESTful
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) React
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) JSF
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (6.90%) OAuth
6 2 (6.90%) OpenID
6 2 (6.90%) Redux
6 2 (6.90%) XHTML
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Axis
7 1 (3.45%) DAO
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Information Architecture
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Web Development
3 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
4 4 (13.79%) User Stories
5 3 (10.34%) API Development
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
5 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) ES6
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
1 1 (3.45%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Alteryx
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce
3 1 (3.45%) Polycom