Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 194 216
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 -
Contract jobs citing RIA 6 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
North West median daily rate £380 £424 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.32% -5.83% -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £32.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.09% -
England median hourly rate £53.25 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +18.33% +18.42% -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 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 1,685 1,677 2,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.73% 29.48% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1,073 1,486
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £200 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 82 95
North West median hourly rate £22.32 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.38 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.21 £47.39 £44.90
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 November 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
Manchester -10 5 £380 +2.70% 1
Lancashire -19 1 - -
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Games
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Sass
1 4 (66.67%) ES6
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) React
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) React
1 4 (66.67%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) E-Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ES6
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V