Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 209 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +202
Contract jobs citing RIA 9 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
North West median daily rate £424 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.83% - -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year - -1.37% -17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £32.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.09% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +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 1675 2221 2415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.20% 32.57% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1423 1436
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 88 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.21
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RIA in the North West

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RIA in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RIA in the North West

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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 21 November 2017. 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 +7 3 - -
Manchester +27 2 £370 -17.78%
Cheshire +1 2 £425 -
Cumbria -4 2 - -
RIA
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server

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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Robot
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GPG13
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce