Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 18 February 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 201 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Contract jobs citing RIA 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.095% 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
North West median daily rate £448 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% - -
England median daily rate £450 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% +1.39% -17.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.00 £41.57 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.18% -2.19% -

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,526 1,890 2,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.90% 31.85% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 1,203 1,464
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £224 £213
90th Percentile £593 £584 £550
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 97 122
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -14.38% +16.80%
10th Percentile £12.84 £11.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £60.96 £45.25 £47.30
England median hourly rate £22.02 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.08% - +14.29%

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the North West

RIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RIA in the North West

RIA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RIA in the North West

RIA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Lancashire +4 2 - -
Cheshire -3 2 £425 -
Manchester +9 1 £448 -0.56% 1
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for RIA.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) Ada
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) MIL-STD-498
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

RIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ada
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) MIL-STD-498
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce