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 3 months to 27 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)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 157 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing RIA 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.053% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £425 -
% change year-on-year +10.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £52.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.70% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 929 1190 925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.54% 31.35% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 708 538
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 52
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Lancashire +7 3 - -
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for RIA.

1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Avionics
3 3 (30.00%) Qt
3 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (20.00%) IIBA
4 2 (20.00%) CBAP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Infographics

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (10.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (30.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Database Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Database Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Decision Tree
2 2 (20.00%) Infographics
2 2 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (20.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CBAP
2 2 (20.00%) IIBA
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MIL-STD-498
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle